Chili and Lemon Mozzarella with Pan-Fried Avocado

Preparation info
  • Makes


    adult portions
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
Madhouse Cookbook: Delicious Recipes for the Busy Family Kitchen

By Jo Pratt

Published 2013

  • About

Create this delightful combination of flavors to serve with warm focaccia or ciabatta bread as a sophisticated first course, and treat yourself to a chilled glass of your favorite white wine as the perfect partner.


  • ounces buffalo mozzarella, torn into pieces
  • grated zest and juice of ½ small lemon
  • ½


  1. Put the mozzarella in a shallow nonmetallic bowl. Mix together the lemon zest, juice, chili and olive oil. Season lightly with salt and pepper and pour over the mozzarella. Ideally, cover and leave to marinate in the refrigerator 15 to 30 minutes.
  2. To prepare the avocado, cut it in half and remove the pit. Peel away the skin and cut the flesh into slices about <