Rouille is a sauce that originates in the Mediterranean and is traditionally served with seafood soups and stews.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
4 garlic cloves, crushed
1 medium red chilli, deseeded and roughly chopped
1 large red pepper (capsicum)
1/2 tsp smoked paprika (hot or mild)
180ml olive oil
2 tbsp fresh white breadcrumbs
maldon salt and freshly ground black pepper
Rouille: Place the red pepper under a hot grill and cook for 5 minutes on both sides, so that it softens and the skin is slightly charred. Remove the pepper from the grill and peel the skin with a small knife. Halve the pepper remove the seeds and roughly chop the flesh.
Place the garlic, chilli, pepper and smoked paprika in a food processor or blender and puree to a smooth paste. With the motor running gradually pour in the olive oil until well combined, finally blend in the breadcrumbs.