Dolphin Fish Fillets in Rich Caper Sauce (Lampuki fiz-Zalza tal-Kappar)

Serves 2

Ingredients:
– 500g lampuki fillets
– 5 tablespoons flour
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
For the Sauce:
– 2 tablespoons capers
– 1 large onion diced
– 2 large tomatoes diced
– 2 tablespoons tomato paste
– 1 teaspoon sugar
– 2 cloves garlic crushed
– 1 lemon zest grated
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– some fresh mint
– salt and pepper

Method:
Sauce Preparation *:
Fry the onions and garlic until golden. Lower the heat and add the tomatoes, tomato paste and sugar. Follow with the capers, lemon zest and mint. Finally add salt and pepper to taste.

Pass the lampuki fillets through flour and fry on both sides till golden in colour. Once done pour the sauce over the lampuki and simmer for 10 minutes to allow the sauce taste blend with the lampuki. Serve immediately.

Notes:
* Start off with the sauce preparation. The lampuki fillets can then be fried once the sauce is put to simmer.

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