Pan-fried Kingklip with Green Aioli

A light and refreshing dish, perfect for a midweek dinner.

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Cooking Methods

  • Baking
  • Frying

Ingredients

    1 packet Food Lover’s Kingklip Prime Cuts, thawed
    butter, for frying
    oil, for frying
    seasoned flour, for frying

Directions

Aioli

    The Aioli can be made in advance and stored in fridge until required.
    Mash salt and garlic together to form a smooth paste.
    In a blender or processor, combine herbs and blitz until fine;
    add mayo, olive oil, lemon juice and mashed garlic.
    Blitz until a smoothish green sauce is obtained.
    Refrigerate.

Kingklip

    To prepare fish, pat the fillets dry with paper towel.
    Lightly sprinkle with seasoned flour.
    Heat oil and butter 50/50 in a pan; when a bit of flour dropped into the pan fizzes, place fish in pan, seasoned side down.
    Fry gently for a few minutes; season top side and turn fish over to cook the other side.
    Total cooking time should not exceed 7-8 minutes.
    Gently remove fish with a slotted spoon and place immediately on plates, ready to serve.
    Serve with the Green Aioli and a lovely mixed salad.
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