Pan Fried Sea bass with Leek and Stilton Croquettes, Cauliflower Puree and Chorizo and Peas

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Difficulty
moderate
Serves
2 people
Meal course
Dinner
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1 .
For the croquettes
2 medium
White potato - peeled and sliced
1 medium
Leek - finely chopped
30 grams
Butter
40 grams
Blue cheese - grated
1 Twist
Salt and pepper
1 medium
Egg - Beaten
1 handful
Plain flour
1 handful
Golden breadcrumbs
2 .
For the puree
100 grams
Cauliflower florrets
1 Splash
Milk
1 small
Used vanilla pod
50 grams
Butter
3 .
For the fish
2 large
Sea bass fillets
50 grams
chorizo - finely chopped
1 handful
Peas
Pan Fried Sea bass with Leek and Stilton Croquettes, Cauliflower Puree and Chorizo and Peas
  1. Heat a pan of boiling salty water and cook for 15-20 minutes until soft.
  2. While the potato is cooking, heat the butter in a frying pan and gently fry the leek until soft. Mash the potato until smooth and beat in the leeks, cheese and seasoning to taste. Allow to cool and then set out three plates, one with the flour, one egg and the final one with the breadcrumbs.
  3. Divide the potato into four and roll into balls. Roll the balls first in the flour, then the egg and then finally in the breadcrumbs. Shape the ball into a cube and set aside while you repeat the process with the other potato ball. Chill in the fridge for at least half an hour to firm up.
  4. While the croquettes are chilling, make the puree by chopping up the cauliflower and in a saucepan, add enough milk to cover it, along with the vanilla pod. Bring to the boil and simmer until cooked. Discard the milk and vanilla pod and puree the cauliflower with a blender. Return the puree to the saucepan and when you are ready to serve, heat it through with the butter and season to taste.
  5. Heat a pan of oil to a medium to high temperature and fry the croquette for 5-7 minutes until golden and crispy.
  6. To cook the fish, heat a frying pan to a medium-high temperature and fry the chorizo. Once the oil has seeped out of it, fry the fish skin side down for 3-4 minutes and then flip them over. Add the peas to the pan and fry everything for another 2 minutes, until the fish is cooked through.
  7. Plate up all your yummy ingredients and enjoy!

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