Harissa Fish With Fattoush Recipe

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The kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Harissa fish with fattoush recipe.  Enjoy the good taste of Arabic Food and learn how to make Harissa fish with fattoush.



4 tbs (100g) harissa*
1/3 cup (80ml) lemon juice, plus wedges to serve
4 x 180g skinless blue-eye fillets
1 telegraph cucumber, peeled, deseeded, cut into chunks
3 tomatoes, deseeded, cut into chunks
2 cups watercress sprigs
1 small red onion, sliced
1 cup (160g) kalamata olives
100ml olive oil
2 tsp sumac*
1 pita bread round, grilled until crisp


Step 1 Combine harissa and 2 tbs lemon juice in ceramic dish. Add fish, turn to coat, then set aside while you make the fattoush.

Step 2 Place cucumber, tomato, watercress, onion and olives in a bowl. Mix 1/3 cup (80ml) oil, sumac and remaining 2 tbs lemon juice in a small bowl. Season and set aside while you cook the fish.

Step 3 Heat remaining oil in a large non-stick frypan over medium heat. Cook fish for 3-4 minutes each side or until golden and cooked through.

Step 4 Break pita bread into pieces and toss with salad and dressing. Serve the fish on the salad, with lemon wedges.


* Harissa (a Tunisian chilli paste) and sumac are from selected supermarkets and Middle Eastern shops. Fattoush is a traditional Middle Eastern salad with crisp pita bread.

delicious. – March 2007 , Page 74
Recipe by Valli Little

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