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This easy, healthy side goes particularly well with griddled fish and meat. You can substitute some of the fennel with leeks if you like.


  • 4 fennel bulbs, cut into wedges
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 100ml water
  • Coriander or parsley, chopped


  1. Blanch 4 whole trimmed fennels in boiling salted water for 2 minutes, then drain and refresh in cold water. Drain well, brush lightly with oil and sear on a hot griddle pan.
  2. In a wide pan, gently heat the juice of 2 lemons, 1 tablespoon of sugar and 100ml water.
  3. As the fennels come off the grill, place in the warm marinade. Leave for 5 minutes, then sprinkle with chopped coriander or parsley and serve.
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