Seared Artic Char With Romesco Sauce

5 (5 Reviews)
4 Servings
30 Minutes

Enjoying the last few weeks of summer, so I decided to make a new recipe with seared Artic Char with a tangy and nutty romesco sauce. This is not your typical weeknight dinner, but I promise you will be one of your favorite to add to your meal plan.


Have you tried Artic char before?


Artic char is a cold water fish, from the Salmonidae family, native to the alpine lake water or Artic coastal waters. The fillets look very similar to salmon, but has a softer texture, very buttery and mild flavor. Packed with healthy fats and omegas-3's.


Once I tried this fish, it became a favorite at home.

I typically like to seared in a cast iron pan to get that great crunchy skin, just simply seasoned with salt and pepper.


For this recipe I made a romesco sauce, inspired by Mozza Cookbook. This is the perfect topping for this dish. It is creamy, nutty and the right tanginess to add a layer of flavor to this fish. It is the perfect topping!


In order to keep it simple I tweak the recipe a little. I used a jar of roasted red peppers instead of fresh roast one, and used only almonds since I didn't have hazelnuts. I guarantee it was still delicious!


So let's get cooking with @dishplay_it


Look at this delicious, nutty and creamy romesco sauce. You may add to your favorite fish or chicken. Simply flavorful.


This is the Artic Char, seared to perfection, topped off with a creamy and nutty romesco sauce. Enjoy!

Look at this delicious, nutty and creamy romesco sauce. You may add to your favorite fish or chicken. Simply flavorful.

And this is how you dishplay_it. Keep it fun, delicious and fast!

Seared Artic Char With Romesco Sauce

5 (5 Reviews)

Recipe details

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes|Cook time: 15 Minutes|Total time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients

Artic Char fillets

Romesco Sauce

Instructions


First, cut the 3 slices of baguette or 1 slice of bread and cut into pieces. Then in a hot pan add olive oil and toast them lightly.
In a food processor, add the toasted almonds and pulse a few times until they are finely chopped. Then add the roasted red peppers, bread, olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt & pepper, cayenne pepper and minced garlic cloves. Blend until a a smooth consistency.
Then set aside
In a hot cast iron pan, add 2 TBSP of olive oil. Season each side of the fish with salt and pepper. Then, seared skin down each piece of the fish for about 4 minutes. Then flip to the other side and cook for about 2 minutes. Remove from the pan and is ready to plate. In a dish or plater, place the pieces of fish then then add one spoonful of the romesco sauce on top with a sprinkle of fresh parsley for garnish. And this is how you Dishplay_it Let's enjoy!

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5 (5 Reviews)

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5 (5 Reviews)
  • Lourdes
    Lourdes
    on Aug 26, 2020

    Love this recipe, so yummy. The romesco sauce gives a perfect touch to the char fillets.

    • Dishplay_it with Myriam
      Dishplay_it with Myriam
      on Aug 28, 2020

      Thank you Lourdes, I hope you enjoy this recipe.

      You may also use it over pasta, chicken or steak, it is so versatile and delicious.

  • Robin
    Robin
    on Aug 28, 2020

    I tried this, it was delicious and my family loved it! Thank you, Myriam @dishplay_it

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