Portly Cooks | Sea Bass in Spicy Chilli Bean Sauce

This one can be a little bit of effort for a weeknight but it’s definitely worth the time. 2 Sea Bass fillets For the sauce 2 tbsp Toban Djan 2 Chicken Oxo 150ml Water 1 tsp Soy Sauce 1 cap Shaoxing rice wine 2 cloves Garlic 1 tsp Ketchup 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bream with Braised Fennel and Samphire

Here’s a simple Sea Bream dish for your dinner… Sea Bream 1 Bulb Fennel 100g Samphire 1 Chicken Stock Cube Water Star Anise Chop the fennel and fry in a little butter for about 3 minutes. Make up the stock and add to a deep sided baking tray along with the star anise. Add the…

Portly Cooks | Stilton Sea Bream

Keeping it simple is the name of the game with this one. You can use any cheese you like or leave it off if the thought of cheese and fish doesn’t sound all that great to you. Stilton works nicely as it seasons the fish as it cooks! 2 Sea Bream Fillets 2 Slices of…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bass with Caesar Vegetables

Sea Bass is perfect for a variety of accompaniments. For me it is my go to fish if I’m not sure what to cook for dinner but know I want some kind of seafood. 1 Sea Bass Fillet 4 Brussels Sprouts 75g Samphire 1 tbsp Caesar Salad Dressing Cut the stalky bit off the bottom…

Portly Cooks | Hake with Chorizo Butterbeans and Roasted Baby Potatoes

Fish on a Friday who would have thought it? This one has one of my favourites…Hake. Serves 5 5x 200g Hake Fillets/Steaks 750g Baby Potatoes 1 tin Butterbeans 100g Chorizo 200g Cherry Tomatoes Handful of Rocket Start off with the potatoes, par boil them in some salted water until soft, drain and leave to one…

Portly Cooks | Scallop and Prawn Pasta

I had a craving for pasta, well more specifically a craving for a creamy garlic sauce… the question was, what to put in said sauce. People say that seafood and cheese should not go together, I’m not sure I agree as this dish clearly shows! 3 Scallops 200g King Prawns (shelled etc) 1 cup pasta…