GEERA DUSTED PAN SEARED SWAI

Executive Chef Nathan Mahadeo of The Lighthouse Restaurant at Crews Inn is here with this delicious blend of tropical and Indian flavours for this delicate fish, Swai. It’s worth the effort, so satisfying to look at and ultimately eat!  Enjoy this savoury dish! 

We are using Ocean Delight’s 1lb Swai Fillet

Ingredients

Geera Dusted Swai

  • 6-7oz. Ocean Delight Swai Fillet
  • ½ tsp. Minced Pimento
  • ½ tsp. Minced Garlic
  • 1 Leaf Chadon Beni Minced
  • 2 ½ tbs. Vegetable Oil
  • ¼ tsp. Salt
  • 1/8 tsp. Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp. Ground Geera

Mango & Tomato Salsa     

  • 2oz. ½ Ripe Mango Cut in Small Dices
  • 1oz. Tomato Cut in Small Dices
  • ½ oz. Red Onions cut in brunoises
  • ½ tsp. Cadon Beni finely sliced
  • ½ tsp. Mint Leaves
  • ¼ tsp. Grated Garlic
  • 1/8 tsp. Pepper Sauce
  • 1 tsp. Lime Juice
  • ¼ tsp. Salt
  • 1/3 tsp Sugar

Bread Fruit Oil-Down                    

  • 1.5 tbs. Vegetable Oil
  • 2 tbs. Onion Brunoises
  • 1.5 tsp. Pimento Brunoises
  • ½ tsp Minced Ginger
  • 6oz Breadfruit cut in medium dice ( or substitute with Cassava)
  • 1oz. Carrots (small dice) Cut in Small Dices
  • 1.5 cups Coconut Milk or 2.5tbs. Coconut Milk Powder in 1.5 cups of warm water
  • ½ tbs. Chopped Chive
  • 1tsp. Chopped Chadon Beni
  • ¼ tsp. Chopped Fine Thyme
  • ½ tsp. Salt
  • 1/8 tsp. Black Pepper

Directions

Geera Dusted Swai

  1. Season fish with salt and black pepper.
  2. Combine pimento, garlic, Chadon Beni and ½ Tbs vegetable oil to form a paste, rub this on both side of the Swai filet then dust with Ground Geera.
  3. Heat the remaining 2Tbs oil in a skillet over medium heat and cook for 3mins on each side.

Mango & Tomato Salsa     

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and season with salt and sugar.

Bread Fruit Oil-Down  

  1. To a small sauté pan or skillet on medium heat add 1.5Tbs oil.
  2. Add onions, pimento, garlic & ginger and cook for 1min.
  3. Add breadfruit and sauté, add coconut milk and bring to a soft boil.
  4. Reduce to a simmer, add carrot and cook for 6mins.
  5. Add chive, chadon beni, fine thyme, salt & pepper then continue to cook for 5mins more.
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