Silvers with charred tomatoes

Silvers with charred tomatoes

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  • 4
  • Easy
  • Pescatarian
  • 10 minutes
  • 30 minutes
  • Pierre Jourdan Tranquille Blush 2019


  • For the melting tomatoes:
  • 3 T olive oil
  • 6 ripe tomatoes, halved
  • 1 onion, cut into rings
  • 1 red onion, cut into rings
  • 2 T butter
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 4 silver fillets
  • 3 T olive oil
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions

1. To make the melting tomatoes, heat the olive oil in a cast-iron pan over hot coals and cook the tomatoes and onions until caramelised. Add the butter and seasoning and cook for a further 2–5 minutes.

2. Season the fish with olive oil, salt and pepper, then braai over medium coals. Serve with the tomatoes.

Cook's note: To cook small fillets of fish such as silvers or bream, skewer them and cook over medium coals.

Find more braai recipes here.

Photograph: Myburgh Du Plessis
Food assistant: Bianca Strydom

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