Cheesy dabs in a pan recipe

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serves: 2
Skill: easy
Prep: 5 min
Cooking: 5 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 320 kCal 16%
Fat 17g 24%
  -  Saturates 6g 30%
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  • These tasty fish, coated in a delicious Parmesan and sage mix, only need pan-frying for a minute each side – so they’re perfect for a quick, easy supper


    • 1tbsp chopped fresh sage leaves
    • 40g (1½oz) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
    • 4 dab fillets
    • 1tbsp seasoned flour
    • 1 medium egg, beaten
    • 1tbsp olive oil


    • Mix the sage and Parmesan together on a baking sheet.

    • Coat fish fillets in the flour, then dip in the egg and coat in the cheese and sage mixture.

    • Heat oil in a pan, fry the dabs in 2 batches, not much more than a minute each side. Serve with salad or green beans and new potatoes, if you like.

    Top tip for making Cheesy dabs in a pan

    Use 2 plaice fillets if you can’t get dabs. They might need a couple of minutes’ cooking each side.

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