2014 Restaurant Guide

Get the latest listings of Australia's best dining establishments on your iPhone.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Buy a subscription this month for your chance to win one of five health retreat escapes at Golden Door valued at $35,000. Offer ends May 28.

Gourmet on your iPad

Download the latest issue of Gourmet Traveller for your iPad.

Blue-eye trevalla with lemon and fennel pilaf

You'll need

  • 2
  • bunches of asparagus, trimmed
  • 4
  • 200gm skinless blue-eye trevalla fillets, pin-boned
  • To serve:
  • lemon wedges
  •  
  • Lemon and fennel pilaf
  • 250 ml (1 cup)
  • fish stock
  • 1 tbsp
  • vegetable oil
  • 1
  • onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves
  • garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp
  • fennel seeds
  • 200 gm (1 cup)
  • basmati rice, rinsed
  • 1
  • lemon, rind zested

Method

  • 01
  • For lemon and fennel pilaf, bring stock and 1 cup water to the boil and keep hot. Heat oil in a heavy-based saucepan over medium-high heat, add onion, garlic and fennel seeds and sauté for 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Add rice and rind, stir, then add stock and season to taste. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Arrange asparagus and fish, skin-side down, on top of rice, cover and cook for 10 minutes or until fish is cooked through, rice tender and stock absorbed. Serve fish with pilaf and lemon wedges to the side.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
  • 5 min preparation
  • 25 min cooking
Win
a Mothers' Day treat!

Win a Trentham Tucker and Breville prize pack valued at over $2,000 in our Mother's Day giveaway.

Read More
Win
a trip to New Zealand!

Win a luxury weekend for two in Queenstown valued at more than $20,000 thanks to Matakauri Lodge.

Enter now
Gourmet TV

Check out our video section for our latest cover recipes, chef cooking demos, interviews and more.

Watch Now

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
  • 5 min preparation
  • 25 min cooking

You might also like...

Adriano Zumbo: Rice pudding trifle with saffron jelly and mango and mint salsa

recipes

Adriano Zumbo: Passionfruit, lychee and coconut buche de Noel

Adriano Zumbo: Cranberry-rosemary Florentine bars

recipes

Adriano Zumbo: Candy cane macarons

David Thompson: Green papaya salad (Som dtam malakor)

recipes

David Thompson: Charred rice noodles and chicken with thickened “gravy” (Raat nar gai)

David Thompson: Stir-fried minced beef with chillies and holy basil (Neua pat bai grapao)

recipes

conversion tool

 
get the latest news

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