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Spiced fish with chickpea mash and greens
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Spiced fish with chickpea mash and greens

15-20 minutes (5-10 minutes)
Serves 4
  • Spray olive oil
  • 1 brown onion
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2cm ginger, finely grated
  • 600g can no added salt chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 lemon, rind finely grated and 2 teaspoon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon wholemeal plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 4 x 150g skinless firm white fish fillets (for example ling, blue-eye
  • trevalla, snapper or flathead)
  • 2 bunches broccolini, trimmed
  • Lemon wedges, to serve
  • Coriander, to serve
  1. Spray a large non-stick frying pan with olive oil and set over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic and ginger and cook for 2-3 minutes or until softened.
  2. Add chickpeas, lemon rind, lemon juice and olive oil and cook for 5 minutes. Roughly mash mixture and stir in coriander. Set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, combine flour and spices in a flat bowl. Coat fish in spice mix.
  4. Spray a large non-stick frying pan with olive oil and set over medium-high heat. Cook fish for 2 minutes each side or until cooked through (depending on the thickness of the fish).
  5. While fish is cooking, bring a small pan of water to the boil. Add the broccolini and simmer for 4 minutes until tender. Drain.
  6. Serve fish on top of chickpea mash and greens to the side and garnish with lemon wedge and coriander.

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