Grilled Fish with Shiitake Mushroom Dressing

Grilled Fish with Shiitake Mushroom Dressing

1 small whole fish or firm fleshed fillets suitable for grilling
Mixture of Asian greens
Spring onion & coriander to garnish

For the dressing:
140ml vegetable oil
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
2 fresh shiitake mushrooms, finely sliced
100ml apple cider vinegar
3 tablespoons low salt soy sauce
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

Warm a pan over medium low heat and when it is hot, add 2 tablespoons of the vegetable oil
Add the sesame seeds and cook, stirring from time to time, until golden, 3- 5 minutes
Add the shiitakes and cook, without letting the sesame seeds burn, about 3 minutes
Transfer to a bowl, add the remaining ingredients and whisk well
Cover and refrigerate to allow flavours to infuse
Warn a grill plate or bbq and grill fish until just cooked.
Stir fry vegetables and serve with fish. Warm dressing slightly ( if refrigerated ) and spoon over fish.

Prepared by:
Ivonne Nathan
Culinary Skills Teacher
Trade Skills and Vocational Learning
Canberra Institute of Technology

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