Nic Watt

Top sushi chef Nic Watt, a frequent contributor to Great Food Live, is also head chef at Roka.

Roka is the younger sibling to Knightsbridge’s achingly hip restaurant Zuma and features a menu comprising “authentic not traditional” Japanese cuisine.

Nic Watt

Nic Watt's Recipes



 
Beef with ponzu sauce
Beef with ponzu sauce on Market Kitchen

Nic Watt celebrates the match made in heaven of citrus-flavoured soy sauce with good-quality beef, a classic (and lean) Japanese combination cooked on searing hot rocks at the dining table

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



intermediate

Total time
30 min

Crispy fried squid with green chilli, lime and watercress
Crispy fried squid with green chilli, lime and watercress on Market Kitchen

Nic Watt adds a touch of eastern flavours to his squid dish by way of dried seaweed and Japanese seven spice

Avg user rating: 4 out of 5 stars

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easy

Total time
25 min

Grilled white miso and grapefruit salmon with salted cucumber
Grilled white miso and grapefruit salmon with salted cucumber on Market Kitchen

Nic Watt marinates salmon fillets with a mixture of grapefruit juice and salty white miso for layers of flavour

Avg user rating: 2 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
25 min

Ponzu and coconut milk red snapper
Ponzu and coconut milk red snapper on Market Kitchen

Nic Watt’s pacific island recipe of fish ‘cooked’ in a citrus sauce is made with smoked dried fish flakes and Japanese seaweed

Avg user rating: 5 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
25 min

Tea-smoked quail with apple and watercress
Tea-smoked quail with apple and watercress on Market Kitchen

Nic Watt shows how quick and easy it is to make your own version of Japanese street food

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars

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easy

Total time
25 min

Teriyaki chicken with broccoli and shiitake rice
Teriyaki chicken with broccoli and shiitake rice on Market Kitchen

At only £1.81 per serving, Nick Watt’s healthy and easy chicken dish is a great informal meal for friends and family

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
55 min

Tonkatsu with white cabbage and ruby grapefruit salad
Tonkatsu with white cabbage and ruby grapefruit salad on Market Kitchen

Nic Watt serves up crispy breadcrumbed pork loin with a vibrant cabbage and citrus salad

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars

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easy

Total time
20 min

Seafood toban yaki with bok choy and ginger
Seafood toban yaki with bok choy and ginger on Market Kitchen

Nic Watt cooks prawns, queen scallops and red mullet on a hot ceramic skillet to create a succulent seafood dish

Avg user rating: 5 out of 5 stars

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easy

Total time
20 min

White miso clam chowder
White miso clam chowder on Market Kitchen

In this seafood soup Nic Watt shows how to make dashi, the stock that gives such an intense savoury flavour to Japanese cuisine

Avg user rating: 4 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
1 hr 15 min

Yakisoba
Yakisoba on Market Kitchen

These Japanese-style street food noodles from Nic Watt make a quick and inexpensive meal

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars

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easy

Total time
25 min