Spicy Black Sesame Sea Bream with Corn Coriander Salad

 Recipe from What's For Lunch, Honey? 


Spicy Black Sesame Sea Bream

4 Sea bream/Dorade filets, about 180g each
2-3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
5 teaspoons paprika powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon red peppercorn, coarsely cracked
1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
2 tablespoons black sesame seeds
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper

In a small bowl prepare the spice rub by mixing together the garlic, paprika powder, ground cumin, chili flakes and red peppercorns.

Wash, dry and season your fish filets and then generously coat them with the spice rub. Lightly coat in the black sesame seeds. Allow to marinate for at least 30 minutes.

Heat the olive oil in a skillet and pan-fry the fish on each side for 3-4 minutes.

Corn-Coriander Salad

450g corn, cooked (alternatively you can use canned corn)
Large bunch of coriander, chopped
1 bunch spring onions, sliced
250g  tomatoes, thinly sliced
1 orange bell pepper, cubed
1 green chili, finely chopped
3-4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2.3 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper


In a large salad bowl mix all of the ingredients for the salad, season to taste and toss well. Allow for the flavors to infuse for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Serve the sea bream hot with lime wedges and the corn-coriander salad.