Pan seared pepper fish on a bed of mashed potato / Easy pan seared fish fillets/ Pan fried fish 

Pan Seared Pepper Fish is a very simple and easy recipe. It is quick to prepare with just few basic ingredients and taste delicious. I serve the pan seared pepper fish with mashed potatoes. It is a comfort food for me and my family.

Whenever I dont feel like cooking much and wanted to go for something easy and simple yet delicious and soul satisfying I prefer to make this and have a soul satisfying meal.

A very heart warming and scrumptious dish. It also makes a great appetizer/starter for any party or special occasions. So do try this easy simple recipe and I am sure you will like it.

So let hear the recipe.

  • Preparation time : 10 mins
  • Cooking time : 10-12 mins
  • Serves : 3

Ingredients :

  • 250 gms Fish fillets
  • 1 tbsp cracked peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp Chilly flakes
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp olive Oil or butter
  • Salt to taste
  • Salad for serving
  • Coriander leaves chopped for garnish

For mashed potato :

  • 2 potatoes peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup Milk
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • Cracked peppercorns for seasoning
  • Salt to taste

Method :

  • In a bowl add the cracked peppercorns, chilly flakes, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice, salt and mix well.
  • Take the fish fillets and rub the spice mixture nicely on the fish.
  • Keep it marinated for 5-10 mins
  • Take a non-stick pan and add the olive oil.
  • Layer the marinated fish fillets in single layers.
  • Pan sear them for 5-6 mins each on both the sides till it is nicely brown. Remove and keep aside.

For mashed potato :

  • Pressure cook the potatoes with little salt and water for 2-3 whistles.
  • Once pressure released take the potatoes out in a bowl.
  • Mashed the potatoes with mortar and pestle.
  • In a pan on low heat add the butter, milk, salt to taste and cracked peppercorns.
  • Add the mashed potatoes and fold it gently till it is smooth. It will takes just few mins.
  • Remove from heat and serve it with the fish fillets garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I hope you liked the recipe. Your valuable feedbacks are always welcome. I love reading them. Happy cooking!



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