John Dory in Cider and Cream

A delicious and simple recipe awash with cider and cream.


  • 4 steaks of john dory (about 2.5cm/1 inch thick)
  • 3 tblsp flour
  • 50 g butter
  • 1 tblsp olive oil
  • 1 tblsp lemon juice
  • 1 tblsp each of parsley, fennel, tarragon, basil
  • 150 ml dry cider
  • sea salt and black pepper
  • 2 tblsp double cream


  1. Skin the steaks and roll them in the flour.
  2. Heat the butter and oil in a pan and fry the steaks until they are brown.
  3. Add the herbs, lemon juice and cider and continue to cook for a few minutes.
  4. Take the steaks out of the pan and lay them on a platter.
  5. Season the sauce in the pan and then add the cream, cook for another minute until you have a smooth sauce then pour it over the fish.


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