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Sea Bream with Port     HT  MC  Portuguese  35mins

Portuguese name: Peixe Oporto

Serves 4     Hot  Fish  Alcohol Main Course  Gluten Wheat free  Portugal  Europe

675g/1 lb Sea Bream fillets
25g/1oz Butter
240ml/8fl.oz. Port Wine
1 teasp Sweet Paprika
2 Egg yolks
1 tbsp Cream


1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas Mark 4 and lightly grease a shallow ovenproof dish.

2. Place the fish fillets in the dish dot with the and bake, uncovered, for 5 minutes.

3. Add the port, lay a sheet of parchment or greaseproof paper over the top of the fish and continue to bake for a further 15 minutes or until the fish is tender.

4. Turn the oven off then strain the cooking liquor into a saucepan. Return the fish to the oven to keep warm.

5. Bring the cooking liquor to the boil and boil rapidly for 4-5 minutes, until slightly reduced.

6. Allow to cool a little then beat in the egg yolks and cream. Return to a low heat and reheat very VERY gently. Do not bring to the simmering point.

7. To serve - pour the sauce over the fish and serve immediately.

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