TRIGLIE ALLA LIVORNESE

Ingredients

2 lbs. red or white mullets
4 oz. olive oil
1 1/2 oz. parsley
1 celery stalk
2 tbs. white flour
1 lb. ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
2 cloves garlic
salt
pepper

How to make TRIGLIE ALLA LIVORNESE:

Clean the mullets. Mince the parsley, celery and garlic and saute in a saucepan with 2 oz. olive oil. When the vegetables are tender, add the tomatoes and cook for 10 min. Remove from heat and set aside.

Coat the fish with flour and fry in oil in a saucepan till golden brown on both sides. Add salt and pepper to taste. Grease a casserole with oil, place the mullets in it, and pour the sauce in the casserole with the fish and bake for 5 more min. at 450°F.

Serve the triglie alla livornese with a generous, sprinkling of chopped parsley.

Regional recipe from Tuscany