Curry Black Cod with Crispy Vermicelli Cake

December 04, 2019

Curry Black Cod with Crispy Vermicelli Cake

CURRY BLACK COD WITH CRISPY VERMICELLI CAKE

Recipe By Chef Susur Lee

This exciting crowd-pleasing main course is a masterclass in Susur Lee’s classic East Meets West fusion cuisine. A warm curry marinade compliments the black cod’s naturally light, buttery flesh. The crispy-soft vermicelli cake will wow your dinner guests… it seems complex but is deceivingly simple! 

World-Renowned celebrity Chef Susur Lee has created this recipe exclusively for Seafood Crate. He loves our seafood and uses it at his own high-end restaurants. Enjoy fine dining at home with exclusive Chef Susur Lee recipes and our premium, Honestly Fresh seafood.

 

INGREDIENTS (Roasted Thai Chiang Mai Cod)

  • 7 oz cut of black cod (skinless, boneless)
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 4 tsp Curry powder
  • 2 tsp Garlic
  • 3 tsp Fish sauce
  • ¼ tsp Coriander seed
  • ¼ tsp Black pepper
  • 1 cup Coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp Fresh coriander finely chopped

INGREDIENTS (Vermicelli Noodle Cake)

  • 2 pc Roasted red pepper from jar (antipasti, in oil)
  • 80g Vermicelli Rice noodles
  • ½ tsp Sesame oil
  • 1 tsp Soya sauce
  • Vegetable oil

ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS

  • 1½ cup Spinach, packed
  • 6pc Fresh Kumato tomato, halved lengthwise
  • Sambal oelek (store bought)
  • Cilantro

DIRECTIONS

  1. Blend the ingredients of the roasted Thai Chiang Mai curry altogether and marinade black cod overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. Scrape off any excess marinade from cod and bake in an oven-proof non-stick pan or on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper for 19 minutes.
  4. In a blender or using a hand blender, puree roasted red pepper.
  5. Meanwhile, soak vermicelli in boiled water for 2.5 mins. Drain and let cool.
  6. Mix noodles, sesame oil, soya sauce, and red pepper puree. Season with salt to taste.
  7. Heat 3 tbsp of vegetable oil in a small non-stick pan on high heat. Add noodle mixture.
  8. Reduce heat and leave noodle mixture undisturbed until it starts to dry and a crust forms on the bottom.
  9. The noodle cake should hold together when you flip it.
  10. Cook undisturbed on this side until a crust forms. You can plate the noodle cake.
  11. Meanwhile, season the cut kumato tomatoes and place them around the noodle cake as desired.
  12. Place the fresh spinach on top of the noodle cake and the cod on top of the spinach.
  13. Garnish with 1 tbsp of sambal oelek and cilantro.
  14. Serve with fresh lime.

FOOTNOTES

TIPS AND TRICKS 
  • The baking time of the black cod depends on the thickness of the cut. Bake until the fish flakes with a fork and is opaque in the center.

Have you tried this recipe or enjoyed our products? Let us know by leaving a review! If you have any questions, please contact us.




Also in Exclusive Chef Susur Lee Recipes

Jumbo Shrimp with Sundried Tomato Butter
Jumbo Shrimp with Sundried Tomato Butter

December 04, 2019

Juicy jumbo shrimp are topped with a stunningly simple, rustic homemade sundried tomato garlic butter--adding umami that doesn't overpower the subtle flavours of the ocean.

Read More

Carabineros with Mango Salsa and Pesto Orzo
Carabineros with Mango Salsa and Pesto Orzo

December 04, 2019

If you like lobster, you will love Carabineros Shrimp. Try this luxurious blend of Caribbean sweetness and French elegance as an appetizer or a main course.

Read More

★ Reviews

What our customers have to say...

392 reviews
91%
(356)
6%
(22)
2%
(8)
1%
(5)
0%
(1)
Fresh and flavourful

A friend strongly recommended this place. I ordered oysters, mussels, and branzino - everything was delivered fresh and they were v flavourful!
Good portions, good prices. There was a technical issue with the referral code and they resolved it straight away over the online chat. Easy to communicate.
Already filling the cart for the next order!

first order

My wife and I just received our first order this morning. Have to say, we are very impress, that's the way people should buy fish. Great portions, very well package. We will definitely buy all our seafood from them.

Thank you Seafood Crate.

Best seafood ever!

The seafood is very fresh and great tasting. Delivered on time and packed very well. This is a great company with great service and great prices, I am certainly enjoying it especially during this lockdown.

Succulent Seafood

Honestly, this was an amazing find during COVID. As a seafood loving family, this literally made our first lockdown bearable. Attention to detail with delivery detail, and above all, amazing quality. We found a new favourite fish, Branzino, and have rediscovered Poke bowls with the best salmon ever. Even when the lockdown finished, we continued to order here, and honestly, this was 100% to do with top notch quality

Very fresh and excellent quality seafood

2 friends and I ordered scallops ,jumbo shrimps , red shrimps, cod ,and squid. Very fresh and well packed. I air fried scallops, jumbo shrimps and squid. Turned out crisp and tasty with minimum prep and clean up ! Package and customer service is excellent.