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Fish Fillets with Leek and Marmalade Sauce

Fish Fillets with Leek and Marmalade SauceRecipe courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 (6-ounce) cod or whiting fillets, skinned
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 medium leeks, sliced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon reduced sugar marmalade
1 bunch watercress, rinsed for garnish (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat the butter or margarine in a large shallow pan, add the garlic and leeks and cook for a few minutes.
  2. Divide the fish into 4 portions and place on top of the leeks. Add the lemon juice and seasoning, cover and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes or until the fish whitens.
  3. Meanwhile, if using watercress, place on a serving dish. Arrange cooked fish on top of watercress, cover to keep warm.
  4. Add marmalade to pan, increase heat and boil rapidly until the marmalade has melted and the juices have thickened slightly.
  5. Pour the leek and marmalade sauce over the fish. Garnish and serve with potatoes.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 183; Total Fat: 4g; Total Carbs: 4g; Fiber: 1g; Protein: 32g.

"From sea to plate, Seafish delivers expert knowledge, skills and support which help the UK seafood industry secure a sustainable and profitable future."

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority