Sous vide cod cheeks with kimchi and peanut

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  • easy
  • 4
  • 30 minutes, plus at least 2 days for the kimchi to ferment

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Sous vide cod cheeks

Kimchi

To serve

1
To begin, make the kimchi as it needs to be made at least 2 days in advance of serving. Place all the ingredients, apart from the cabbage, in a blender and blitz to form a paste. Transfer to a bowl with the cabbage and fennel and, using gloves, massage the paste into the vegetables for 5 minutes
2
Place in 2 large vacuum pack bags and seal well with a bar sealer. Leave somewhere cool for a minimum of 48 hours
3
For the cod cheeks, cover in the rock salt and leave for 6 minutes. Rinse off well and pat dry
4
Preheat a water bath to 65°C
5
Place the cod cheeks, oils and coriander seeds in a vacuum bag and seal with a bar sealer. Place in the water bath for 6 minutes
  • 1/4 tsp coriander seeds, toasted and crushed
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
6
To assemble, place a large spoonful of kimchi on each plate. Toss the cod cheeks in the toasted peanuts, place on the kimchi and garnish with the coriander cress
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