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    Poached sea bream with ginger & broccoli

    • High in omega-3
    • High in protein
    • Low in saturated fat
    • Source of fibre
    • 1 of your 5 a day

    Preparation time: 15 minutes
    Cooking time: 15 minutes
    Total time: 30 Minutes


    Serves: 2


    200g pack Tenderstem broccoli spears, trimmed
    500ml fresh chicken stock
    75ml Cooks’ Ingredients Shaoxing Rice Wine (optional)
    1½ tbsp reduced salt light soy sauce
    15g fresh root ginger,peeled and julienned
    2 star anise
    2 tbsp maple syrup
    2 Waitrose & Partners Boneless Sea Bream Fillets
    275g pack fresh egg noodles or 2 nests (about 125g) dried egg noodles
    2 salad onions, finely sliced
    1 red chilli, finely sliced


    1 Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil and cook the broccoli for 3-4 minutes, then drain and set aside. 

    2 Return the saucepan to the heat, add the stock, shaoxing rice wine (if using), soy sauce, ginger, star anise and maple syrup. Bring to the boil, then simmer gently for 5 minutes. Gently lower the fish into the broth and turn the heat down to low; simmer for 3 minutes or until the fish is fully cooked and opaque. Take off the heat and set aside for 5 minutes. 

    3 Cook the noodles according to pack instructions and divide between 2 warm shallow bowls. Add the broccoli, spoon over the fish and broth and top with the salad onions and chilli to serve.

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    cook's tip: If you prefer, you could use sea bass in this simple recipe, or make it vegetarian by using mushrooms and vegetable stock.


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