Skrei with Beans, Bacon and Fennel

In this recipe the skrei is served with a great mix of tasteful flavours. It also looks good on the table when served.

Difficulty Medium
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  • Preheat the oven to 100 °C.

  • Cut the skrei into portions and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  • Pan-fry the skrei just to get a nice, brown surface and place on a baking tray.

  • Bake the skrei in the oven for approx. 10 minutes or if you are using a thermometer in the thickest part of the fish it should show 45-55 °C when it's done.

  • Cut bacon into strips, fennel into thin wedges and shallot into thick slices.

  • Pan-fry the bacon crispy and place on a paper towel to drain off.

  • Heat a little olive oil in a frying pan and sauté fennel and shallot. It should not get brown.

  • Crush the garlic and add to the pan with white wine.

  • Let simmer for a couple of minutes, until the fennel starts getting soft.

  • Add green beans and lima beans, and bring to a boil.

  • Mix crème fraîche and egg yolk, and add to the pan. Mix well and bring to a boil

  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Add bacon and sprinkle with fresh parsley.

Place the skrei in the pan and serve.