Chef’s Secrets: How To Turn A Simple Fish Dish Into A Delicious Restaurant-Style Meal Using Fresh Herbs

Cookbook author and food writer Sylvia Tan shares her recipe's secrets and cooking tips


Seared Fish With A Fresh Herb Topping (Photo: Ng Sor Luan/The Straits Times)

After some mad feasting during festive periods or public holidays, I look for recipes that deliver maximum flavour but with less bulk and calories.

This recipe comprises a small piece of fish, sans bones and seared, topped with a herb topping that is left uncooked.

Since the herbs are left fresh, they make a lovely, sweet and aromatic topping for the fish.