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Snapper wrapped in prosciutto & a warm lentil salad
800gm snapper fillets
4 slices of prosciutto
1 cup Le puy lentils
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 small onion, chopped
1 small knob ginger, peeled and chopped finely
1Tbsp Cardamon seeds, crushed
2 large ripe tomatoes
500ml Chicken stock
1 small pkt corinader leaves
2 tspn Crème fraiche
Juice of a Lemon
Sliced red chili if you wish
Place the lentils into a pot of water and season with a pinch of salt. Bring to the boil and cook until tender.
Fry garlic, ginger, onion in oil until golden. Add cardamon seeds and cook for a few seconds. Add chopped tomato to pan, then stock & the lentils. Cook for 10 minutes.
Chop up the corinader and mix in the lentils along with the butter, cream fraiche, lemon juice.
Wrap the snapper in large slice of prosciutto & wrap in cling film for on hour to retain the shape.
Pan fry until cooked. Spoon some lentil mixture onto a platter and then place the snapper on top.
Garnish with some finelly sliced red chili and any left-over corinader