Steamed Red Mullet with Bitter Salads and Olive Oil Dressing

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Appears in
Shaun Hill's Cookery Book

By Shaun Hill

Published 1990

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This mullet dish is in the tradition of many Mediterranean fish dishes which are cooked and served with olive oil. Escabeche comes to mind. Unless the mullet are tiny I prefer to fillet them. The bones are messy on the plate with a salad, and unless you are an accomplished eater they are inclined to make the meal more of a challenge than a pleasure. The mullet flesh cooks quickly, much quicker than sea bass for instance. You may grill the fish if you prefer, but if you do, you must j