• 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


  • Skin the steaks and roll them in the flour.
  • Heat the butter and oil in a pan and fry the steaks until they are brown.
  • Add the herbs, lemon juice and cider and continue to cook for a few minutes.
  • Take the steaks out of the pan and lay them on a platter.
  • 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.