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Hot fish salad

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and sauté the garlic, yellow pepper, spring onion and sugar snap peas for 4-5 minutes to soften.

  2. Coat the fish in a mixture of cornflour and plain flour. Heat the oil in a frying pan and deep-fry the fish for 2-3 minutes until crisp and golden. (CAUTION: Hot oil can be very dangerous. Do not leave unattended.)

  3. To make the dressing, whisk together all the ingredients.

  4. Serve the vegetables on a plate and top with the fish. Drizzle with the dressing.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • ½ yellow pepper, sliced
  • 4 spring onions, stripped
  • 50g/ 1 ¾oz sugar snap peas
  • 1 x plaice fillet, cut into strips
  • 20g/¾oz plain flour
  • 20g/¾oz corn flour
  • oil for deep frying

For the dressing

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 lime, juice only
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil

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