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Grilled fish fillet with pesto sauce

Grilled fish fillet with pesto sauce

Try this healthy yet tasty Italian-inspired Fish with Homemade Pesto Sauce and enjoy in less than 10 minutes. Like it extra crispy? Add panko crumbs before you add it to the Airfryer.

Servings 3 persons, Preparation time 10 minutes, Cooking time: 8 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 white fish fillets (200 g each)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • pepper & salt
  • 1 bunch fresh basil (15 g)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp pinenuts
  • 1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions

  • Preheat the Airfryer to 320°F.
  • Brush the fish fillets with the oil and season with pepper & salt. Place in the cooking basket of the Airfryer and slide the basket into the Airfryer. Set the timer for 8 minutes.
  • Pick the basil leaves and place them with the garlic, pinenuts, parmesan cheese and olive oil in a food processor or pestle and mortar. Pulse or grind the mixture until it turns into a sauce. Add some salt to taste.
  • Place the fish fillets on a serving plate and serve them drizzled with the pesto sauce.
  • Chef’s tip: To vary, you can cover the fi sh in pesto sauce and cover with breadcrumbs before cooking it in the Airfryer.
Grilled fish fillet with pesto sauce