The summer issue

Our summer-packed January issue is out now - featuring our guide to summer rieslings, strawberries and seafood recipes, as well as a look at the best of Bali.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe to Australian Gourmet Traveller for just $6 an issue - offer ends 29th January, 2017.

Gourmet digital

Subscribe to Gourmet Traveller for your iPad or Android tablet.

Blaff of snapper steaks marinated in lime


You'll need

4 small snapper cutlets 1 quantity fish marinade 3 white onions, thinly sliced 1 sprig of thyme, leaves removed 1 sprig of flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 3 bay leaves 1 Scotch bonnet or habanero chilli To season: salt and black pepper 4 limes, juice only 1 tbsp sunflower oil

Method

  • 01
  • Marinate fish overnight.
  • 02
  • The next day, pour 1 cup water into a heavy-based saucepan and add onion, thyme, parsley, 1 clove garlic, bay leaves and chilli. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to low and cook for 10 minutes. Drain snapper and add to the pan. Season with salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat for 10 minutes more. Remove from heat, then add the lime juice, remaining garlic and oil. Mix well and serve the blaff hot.

A blaff is a style of cooking fish or shellfish in water and spices. Its name comes from the sound made when you put the fish in the spicy stock. You'll need to begin this recipe, from the cookbook Creole (Phaidon) by Babette de Rozières, a day ahead.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
GT
Signature Collection

Find out more about the Gourmet Traveller Signature Collection by Robert Gordon Australia, including where to buy it in store and online.

Read More
Recipe collections

Looking for ways to make the most out of seasonal produce? Want to find a recipe perfect for a party? Or just after fresh ideas for dessert? Either way, our recipe collections have you covered.

See more
2017 Restaurant Guide

Our 2017 Restaurant Guide is online, covering over 400 restaurants Australia wide. Never wonder where to dine again.

See more

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

You might also like...

Italian breakfast recipes

recipes

Christmas pudding ice-cream

Pizza recipes

recipes

Raspberry and Mint Mojito

Chef's spaghetti Bolognese recipes: L to Z

recipes

Neil Perry: Prawn cocktail

Chef's spaghetti Bolognese recipes: B to K

recipes

Serge Dansereau: Blueberry vanilla tart

Mother's Day recipes

recipes

Barbecue trout bundles with prosciutto and button mushrooms

Easter recipes

recipes

Serge Dansereau: Homemade lemonade

Classic Italian recipes

recipes

Serge Danserau: Duck confit and potato terrine

Easter lunch recipes

recipes

conversion tool

 
get the latest news

Sign up to receive the latest food, travel and dining news direct from Gourmet Traveller headquarters.

×