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Pan-Fried Bream

Pan-Fried Bream

with Crushed New Potatoes and Sweet Tomato Salsa

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Now here's a dish to bring the sunshine! It's British Tomato Week so take a moment to appreciate the beautiful little number from our friends at The Tomato Stall which have been grown on the Isle Of Wight. A little honey in the dressing really brings out their sweetness. Cook the fish at the end, when everything else is ready so it will have perfect crispy skin and pearly flesh. Enjoy!


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Preparation Time25 minutes
Difficulty levelMedium
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

1 pack(s)

New Potatoes

2 unit(s)

Vine Tomatoes

30 grams

Black Olives

1 bunch(es)

Basil 20g

1 tbsp


1 tbsp

Red Wine Vinegar


2 unit(s)

Sea Bream Fillet


Not included in your delivery

2 tbsp

Olive Oil

Nutritional information
Nutritional informationarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
per 100g
Energy (kJ)1787 kJ
Energy (kcal)427 kcal
Fat21.0 g
of which saturates4.0 g
Carbohydrate37 g
of which sugars12.0 g
Protein27 g
Salt1.0 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Large Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon

Put a large saucepan of water with a generous pinch of salt on to boil for the potatoes.Cut the new potatoes in half (no need to peel!) and add to your pan of boiling water. Cook until soft, 15-20 mins. TIP: The potatoes are cooked when you can easily slip a knife through.


Chop the vine tomato into 1cm pieces. Roughly chop the olives and basil. Put the honey and red wine vinegar into a bowl with the olive oil (amount specified in the ingredient list) and whisk with a fork.


Add the tomato, olives and basil to the bowl with a pinch of salt and a grind of black pepper. Mix together and leave to the side. TIP: The seasoned tomato will give out a lovely juice which is DELICIOUS!


Once the potatoes are cooked, drain in a colander and leave for a couple of mins to let the steam escape. Pop them back in the pan. Season with a pinch of salt and a grind of black pepper. Lightly crush the potatoes with a fork (don't mash though!). Put a lid on and set aside while you cook the fish.


Heat a good glug of oil in a frying pan on medium-high heat. Season the bream fillets with salt and black pepper. When the oil is hot, carefully lay in the fish, skin-side down. Cook for 3 mins. TIP: Press the fish gently for the first 30 seconds of cooking to stop it curling up but don't move it or the skin won't be crispy! Turn the fish over and cook for 2 mins more. TIP: The fish is cooked when the centre


Spoon some of the crushed potatoes onto plates, top with the bream and serve a generous spoonful of the sweet tomato salsa on the side. Enjoy!