Recipe: Red mullet fillets with orange, fennels and fresh herbs

Red mullet fillets (Picture by Eric Bugeja)


Ingredients :

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1tablespoon butter
  • 12 red mullet, cleaned and filleted
  • 2 oranges (zested, peeled and sliced)
  • 2 tablespoon white wine
  • flour
  • seasoning
  • 1 head fennel, finely chopped
  • 1 handful chopped fresh mint


  1. Pass the fillets through the seasoned flour , shallow fry in butter for 1 minute on each side and save on kitchen paper.
  2. Simmer the chopped fennel together with orange zest in the olive oil until tender. Add 2 tablespoons of white wine, arrange the fish fillets in the pan, add the sliced oranges and sprinkle the chopped mint on top. Cover and simmer for 3 minutes.

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