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The Middle Eastern Food Kitchen (The home of delicious Middle Eastern Food Recipes) invites you to try Fish tagine Recipe. Enjoy a collection of quick & easy Middle Eastern food recipes and learn how to make Fish tagine.

Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 20 minutes

Ingredients (serves 4)

1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
2 Spanish onions, halved, thinly sliced
1 small (200g) orange sweet potato, halved lengthways, sliced
1 red capsicum, seeded, thickly sliced
2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1kg thick, firm white-fleshed fish fillets (snapper or blue eye), cut into 2cm pieces
2 tomatoes, cut into wedges
2 cups (400g) couscous
1/2 cup (40g) flaked almonds, roasted
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 tsp finely grated lemon rind
1 cup coarsely chopped coriander


Heat oil in a heavy-based saucepan over medium heat and cook onions for 3-4 minutes or until soft. Add sweet potato, capsicum and spices and stir for 1 minute. Cover with a lid and cook for 5 minutes.

Stir in 1/3 cup water, fish, tomatoes and salt to taste. Cover. Cook for 10 minutes or until fish is just cooked through.

Meanwhile, cook couscous, following packet directions. Combine almonds, garlic, lemon rind and coriander in a small bowl. Serve tagine on top of couscous, scattered with almond mixture.

Notebook: – July 2006, Page 121
Recipe by Michelle Noerianto

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