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Food that goes with Deakin Estate Viognier
Pinot Noir

Grilled Snapper on Pumpkin Gnocchi


Snapper fillet – 180g per person
Pumpkin gnocchi, packet, 400g
Feta, 100g cubed
Watermelon, cut into 1-1.5cm cubes
Lemon juice, 30ml
Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)
Red wine vinegar, 20ml
Ras el Hanout spice
Salt and ground pepper for taste

Serves 3

  1. Sprinkle lemon juice, salt and pepper over the Snapper fillets, set aside for a few minutes.
  2. Boil water and heat gnocchi. Remove from saucepan and cool with cold water. Heat oil in small pan and add gnocchi, fry until golden.
  3. Heat EVOO in pan over medium heat, add fish and grill turning once til just cooked through.
  4. For dressing, mix equal parts of EVOO, red wine vinegar, lemon juice with a sprinkle of the spice blend – adjust for your taste.
  5. Meanwhile toss rinsed rocket, watermelon cubes and feta together and set on plate.
  6. Once fish and gnocchi cooked, set on plate with salad and drizzle the dressing over the salad and fish.

Recipe by LittlePearl