Monday, 10 February 2014

HALIBUT FILLET IN A SPÉCULOOS CRUST AND GREEN BEANS WITH LIME BUTTER - VANILLA ICE-CREAM WITH CHANTERELLE DUST

Supersonic and terribly easy menu for your Valentine ?
(maybe, maybe not...). 











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HALIBUT FILLET IN A SPÉCULOOS CRUST – GREEN BEANS WITH LIME BUTTER

2 pieces halibut fillet skin removed (or any white fish)
2 tbsp of sunflower oil
7 spéculoos biscuits
1 tbsp of mustard
The juice of a half a lemon
The juice of half a lime
The zest of 1 lime
 250g of fresh green beans
 100g of salted butter

Put the butter in a bowl and leave at room temperature until it is soft enough to work.
Pre-heat your oven to 210°.
With a hand blender, smooth blitz the spéculoos with the mustard, lime juice and oil.
Coat each fillet with the spéculoos preparation.
Cook for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, take the soften butter and add the zest and lime juice.
Mix to combine thoroughly.
Put the butter mixture on to a large square of cling film.
Shape into a log, and roll the mixture up in the film, twisting the ends.
Refrigerate until firm.
Boil water for the beans and cook for 10 minutes.
For the butter, remove wrap and slice into rounds.
Serve the halibut with the beans and lime butter.



GLUTEN-FREE
For the halibut : The spéculoos biscuits have to be home-made. Ask me for the recipe if you wish.

34 comments:

  1. I to find a boyfriend first, before arranging my Valentine's meal. youe recipe motivates me thhough. Val

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    1. Why not just inviting some, male, friends over...Maybe one after the meal will have something special. Good luck Val...Best, Sixte

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  2. I like fish. halibut sounds perfect, even without the Valentine's celebrations. Cheers, Georgia

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    1. Of course Georgia, it is just the pretext for some to do a little bit of cooking...Best, Sixte

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  3. Halibut and mushroom ice-cream! Just right for any occasion. Brava Sixte. Margerita

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    1. Thank you very much Margerita. Best, Sixte

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  4. I love your recipes, maybe not as much as I love my boyfriend.....I will have both on the 14th....Ella

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    1. Ah those lucky boyfriends...I never had a boyfriend on this blog saying that he would cooked something for his girlfriend...Enjoy Ella. Best, Sixte

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  5. Lovely choices! just right for the Valentine!!! .....or for any day of the year!!! Eliza

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    1. Of course Eliza. Or any day of the year...Best, Sixte

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  6. I have never had halibut before. My boyfriend is also new. I will try them both then...Katie

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    1. Fingers crossed Katie and twice!!! Ah la la, life is good...Enjoy...Best, Sixte

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  7. wow! I like sophisticated menu. Good that it is easy to prepare! I am a novice cook. Bethany

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    1. No worries Bethany. It is terribly easy, you will see...Best, Sixte

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  8. I will attempt to cook your meal on the 14th. If my boyfriend damps me afterwards, it will be my cooking, not your recipe Sixte. Yours, Jade

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    1. He will not Jade, not just for cooking...And this menu is so easy...I wish you a lovely time. Best, Sixte

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  9. Apart from my fiance I love food. I definitely love these recipes. Michael might be jealous....Asha

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  10. There are good recipes and brilliant ones. These belong to the second category!!! Sandra

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    1. Many thanks Sandra for your really nice comment. Best, Sixte

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  11. Why do I always have to cook for Valentine?...... I don't really mind, especially when there are new, exciting recipes like these. Thanks Sixtine. Cathy

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    1. You're welcome Cathy. Remember though that HE may cook for you as well...Best, Sixtine

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  12. I like this :-D. Aurelia

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  13. Very promissing recipe Sixte. Libby

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  14. Perfect halibut. Thanks Sixtine. Paula

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    1. Thank you so much Paula. Sixtine

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  15. This is a sophisticated menu for 2! Very timely Sixte.... Another three days! Can't wait!!!Annabel

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    1. Ah lucky boyfriend...(or husband)...Enjoy Annabel! Best, Sixte

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  16. Pure genius, sixtine. I like your recipes! Mel

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  17. What are you doing fo the Valentine Sixte? Diana

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    1. Hi Diana. A nice restaurant with my good friends...Best, Sixte

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