For the pesto
50 grams fresh basil leaves
1 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese
6 cloves garlic, peeled
1 to 2 tablespoons walnuts
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
For the fish
600 grams cream dory fillet
salt and pepper, to taste
500 grams potatoes
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup oil
1 to 2 teaspoons pesto
For the onion jus
1 teaspoon oil
450 grams white onions, sliced
4 cups chicken stock
For the shoestring potatoes
1/4 cup oil
500 grams potatoes, cut into very thin strips
1 Make the pesto: Blend basil, olive oil, Parmesan cheese, garlic, walnuts, salt, and pepper in a food processor until smooth.
2 Prepare the fish: Wash and cut cream dory into 50-gram pieces. Season with salt and pepper.
3 Lightly dredge fish in flour.
4 Heat oil in a nonstick sauté pan and cook fish until golden brown.
5 Top each fish with pesto.
6 Make the onion jus: Heat oil in a saucepan and saute onions over medium heat until translucent and caramelized.
7 Pour in chicken stock and simmer for 10 minutes.
8 Make the shoestring potatoes: Heat oil in a pan and fry potatoes until golden.
9 To assemble, top fish with a mound of crispy shoestring potatoes and ladle about 1/4 cup onion jus around.
Recipe courtesy of Bigby's Restaurant and Cafe
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