Inspired by Finding Nemo

Seaweed Buttered Fish

Search through the green vegetable layers to find a baked fish smothered in a seaweed butter
Servings

Servings:

2
Ready in

Ready In:

30 mins
Mealtime

Good For:

Dinner
Seaweed Buttered Fish

In the colorful and warm tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef, a Clown Fish named Marlin lives safe and secluded in his anemone home with his only son, Nemo. Fearful of the ocean and its unpredictable risks, he struggles to protect his son. Nemo, like all young fish, is eager to explore the mysterious reef. When Nemo is unexpectedly taken far from home and thrust into a tacky dentist’s office fish tank, Marlin finds himself the unlikely hero on an epic journey to rescue his son.

In Finding Nemo the supporting characters drew inspiration from classic movies: Gil was given Clint Eastwood’s squint, Bloat was based on George Kennedy’s character in Cool Hand Luke, and the Tank Gang borrowed the neuroses of the characters in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

Ingredients

400g Broad Beans (removed from pods)
10 Asparagus Spears
4 Spring Onions
2 Whole Trout (cleaned and gutted)
50ml Olive Oil
100g Butter
30g Ginger (grated)
2 Nori Sheets (crumbed)
1 tbsp Lemon Juice
1 tbsp Soy Sauce
Rocket (to garnish)

I bought some whole fish from a local fishery and wanted to do the recipes that required whole fish. As a big fan of the Pixar movies, Finding Nemo was obviously on that list, and for a movie that primarily focuses on fish, how could I not use it as my main ingredient!

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1
Trim and slice your spring onions lengthways so they are long and thin strips. Bring a saucepan of salted water to boil then add the broad beans, asparagus and spring onions and cook for 2-4 minutes, then drain and refresh under cold water and set aside.
Step 2
Preheat the oven to 200°C and put the fish on a baking tray. Rub with olive oil then season generously with salt. Cook for 15-20 minutes in the oven.
Step 3
For the seaweed butter, heat the butter in a frying pan until melted then add the ginger until fragrant. Stir in the crumbed nori, lemon juice and soy sauce.
Step 4
Once cooked layer the fish between the vegetables and some rocket to garnish. Spoon over the seaweed butter across the fish and serve.

Seaweed Buttered Fish

Search through the green vegetable layers to find a baked fish smothered in a seaweed butter
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Australian
Servings 2 people

Equipment

  • Baking Tray
  • Saucepan
  • Frying pan

Ingredients
  

  • 400 g Broad Beans removed from pods
  • 10 Asparagus Spears
  • 4 Spring Onions
  • 2 Whole Trout cleaned and gutted
  • 50 ml Olive Oil
  • 100 g Butter
  • 30 g Ginger grated
  • 2 Nori Sheets crumbed
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • Rocket to garnish

Instructions
 

  • Trim and slice your spring onions lengthways so they are long and thin strips. Bring a saucepan of salted water to boil then add the broad beans, asparagus and spring onions and cook for 2-4 minutes, then drain and refresh under cold water and set aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 200°C and put the fish on a baking tray. Rub with olive oil then season generously with salt. Cook for 15-20 minutes in the oven.
  • For the seaweed butter, heat the butter in a frying pan until melted then add the ginger until fragrant. Stir in the crumbed nori, lemon juice and soy sauce.
  • Once cooked layer the fish between the vegetables and some rocket to garnish. Spoon over the seaweed butter across the fish and serve.
Keyword Disney, Finding Nemo, Pixar
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