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Pan-Fried Skrei with Broccoli and Hazelnuts

This is a simple, yet tasteful dish with skrei, sauce, broccoli and toasted hazelnuts. 

Cooking timeOver 60 min
Difficulty levelEasy



  • Cut the skrei into portions.

  • Combine water, salt and lemon zest, and leave the skrei in the brine for 30 minutes.

  • Rinse the fish in cold water and gently dry with a paper towel.

  • Heat oil in a frying pan and fry the fish for 1 minute. Add butter and fry for another 2 minutes.

  • Flip the fish and fry for 3 minutes.

  • Cover the pan with a lid, remove from the heat and leave for 6 minutes.


  • Brown butter and mix with rapeseed oil.

  • Season with salt and lemon juice to taste.

Serve with

  • Cut the broccoli in four and cook in salted water for approx. 4 minutes.

  • Toast hazelnuts on a dry frying pan and coarsely chop.

Serve the skrei with sauce, broccoli and hazelnuts.

Tip: To give the sauce extra flavour you can use spruce oil.