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Spicy Cornish Pollack Curry

Spicy Cornish Pollack Curry by Matt Slater
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Recipe by

FISH Hero Programme

The FISH hero programme is run by The Food Teachers Centre and aims to ensure that every child gets a chance to prepare, cook and eat fish before they leave school. The programme aims to train over 400 secondary food teachers to be confident in preparing and cooking fish with students in their classroom. 

Chef

Simon Gray

Website

https://foodteacherscentre.co.uk/fish-heroes/

Ingredients

Serves two

Method

 

Prep time : 10 minutes

Cooking time : 15-20 minutes

 

  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the sliced onion and garlic. Sweat the mixture on a gentle heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the ginger and chilli. Add curry paste and coconut milk and bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  3. Cut the Pollack into chunky slices and add to the sauce. Cover the pan with foil or a lid and gently poach the fish for 4 or 5 mins till the fish is cooked and is flaking.
  4. Add ¾ of coriander to pan, stir in carefully and spooning the sauce over the fish.
  5. Serve the curry in a bowl, garnished with coriander along with Naan bread or chapati.

Pollack

Demersal Trawl

Cornish waters VIIe, f, g and h

Demersal trawls are large nets that are pulled through the water with the bottom edge of the net touching the seabed.

Handlining

Cornish vessels landing to Cornish ports

Handlining is a simple fishing method where hooks on lines are used to catch fish in a very traditional and sustainable way.

Gill Netting

Cornish waters VIIe, f, g and h

Gill nets are lightweight nets made of nylon (monofilament) fishing line that are anchored to the seabed and are used to catch fish by entangling the gills.

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