A perfect summer dish.
- 1 whole john dory fish
- ¼ head of white cabbage
- 300 g raisins
- 300 g sultanas
- 500 ml white wine vinegar
- 3-4 tablespoons of caster sugar
- small handful of pine nuts
- quality olive oil
- John Dory:
- Heat the oven to 180°C.
- Then trim the John Dory, cut off the fins and the head.
- Line a flat baking tray with tinfoil and greaseproof paper then put fish onto the baking sheet.
- Season the fish with some salt and drizzle all over with good quality olive oil.
- Place in the oven at 180°C for 15-18 minutes.
- Remove the fish from the oven and take it off the bone.
- In a saucepan heat the white wine vinegar and sugar in a saucepan.
- Heat gently until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture has reduced by half.
- Add the raisins and sultanas allowing them to sit in the sweet and sour mixture (this can be done well in advance).
- Shred the white cabbage finely and put it into a large bowl.
- Add the raisin and sultanas to the cabbage (there shouldn’t be much liquid left) and mix everything together thoroughly.
- Dress with some quality olive oil mix thoroughly once again.
- Finally sprinkle with pine nuts and check seasoning, adjust if necessary.
- To Serve:
- Put some fish on a plate with a wedge of lemon and some coleslaw.
More by Richard Corrigan:
- Butter Poached Smoked Haddock with a German Potato Salad
- Roasted Corn on the Cob
- Rump Burger with Foccacia Bread and Chunky Chips