Wednesday, November 20, 2013

SICILIAN FISH SALAD



Have your dinner with this classic style recipe Sicilian Fish Salad with shallots, capers, tomatoes, and raisins.
For this dish we used groupers fish or (lapu-lapu). This fish is widely cultured in the pristine waters of Philippines. Eating fish once or twice a week may reduce the risk of diseases ranging from childhood asthma to prostate cancer. Also an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids. Low in fat and high in protein.

Preparation time; 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes

INGREDIENTS:
2 tbsp. olive oil
600g small lapu-lapu fish
2 cloves garlic finely, chopped
4 shallots (red onions) sliced thinly
120g pitted green olives
120g capers
120g white wine vinegar
60g raisins (soaked in water for 10 minutes)
4 large tomatoes cut in quarters
150g basil leaves fresh

PROCEDURE:
1. Heat 1 tbsp. of oil in pan, add shallots and sauté for 5 minutes.
2. Add garlic, olives, capers, and drained raisins and cook 2-3 minutes and remove to a bowl.
3. Season the fish with salt and pepper.
4. Heat the remaining oil in the pan on high heat and add the fish.
5. Fry for 2 minutes on each side before covering with the capers olives mix.
6. Pour the vinegar and bring the heat for 2 minutes.
7. Check if the fish is cooked and sprinkle with mint
8. Allow the fish to cool in the vinegar.
9. Serve with tomato and basil salad.


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