300g chunky haddock fillet
2 tsp cornflour
2 tsp polenta
½ red chilli , finely sliced
12 basil leaves , torn, plus a few extra leaves to serve
3 tbsp soy sauce
juice ½ lime , plus lime wedges to serve
100g Thai fragrant rice
- Cut the fish into pieces approximately 5 x 10cm. Pat dry with some kitchen towel. Mix the cornflour and polenta on a plate and season with salt and pepper. Add the haddock and turn to coat in the mixture.
- Heat 2 tbsp of the oil in a large frying pan and add the haddock fingers. Cook for 5-8 mins, turning occasionally. Remove from the pan and drain on kitchen paper. Keep warm.
- Wipe out the pan with kitchen towel. Return to the heat and add the remaining oil. Add the chilli and cook for 1 min, then remove from the heat and add the basil, soy and lime juice.
- Cook the rice for 10-12 mins, until tender. Drain well and serve with the haddock fingers, spicy sauce, lime wedges and a few basil leaves.