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Poached sea bream with ginger & broccoli

Poached sea bream with ginger & broccoli

An aromatic, low fat dish that is high in Omega 3 and ready in just 30 minutes.

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  • Serves2
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook15 mins
  • Total time30 mins

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  • 200g pack Tenderstem broccoli spears, trimmed
  • 500ml fresh chicken stock
  • 75ml Cooks’ Ingredients Shaoxing Rice Wine (optional)
  • 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.

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.


Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe


2,162kJ/ 514kcals



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