Lemon fish with butter bean mash and parsnip friesReviewed by our expert panel
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- 4 parsnips, trimmed, cut in thin strips or wedges
- 1-2 tablespoons olive oil plus spray oil
- 2 shallots, chopped
- 2 fennel bulbs, sliced
- 4 sprigs fresh thyme, stalks removed
- 400g can butter beans, rinsed and drained
- ½ cup skim milk
- 4 x 150g John Dory fillets
- 1 lemon, zest and juice, to serve
- fresh herbs, to serve
1 Preheat oven to 200°C. On a baking tray, place parsnips and spray with oil. Cook in oven for 20-25 minutes, until golden, turning halfway through.
2 Meanwhile, in a pan, heat half the oil over medium until hot. Add shallots, fennel and half the thyme. Cook for 5 minutes. Add butter beans and milk. Use a processor or hand blender to whizz until smooth, or mash with a masher. Set aside and keep warm.
3 Rinse fish and pat dry. Toss in lemon zest and remaining thyme leaves. Season.
4 In another pan, heat remaining oil over medium-high. Add fish and cook 2 at a time for 2-3 minutes, turning once.
4 Divide mash among 4 plates. Add parsnip fries and fish. Season with pepper, a squeeze of lemon and top with herbs.
Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 11g
–Saturated fat 2g
Dietary fibre 13g
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