Harissa Fish

This is an extremely flavorful dish that’s low on calories & has a good nutritious profile. Harrissa is a Chilli based spread with vibrant herby undertones and is used majorly in middle eastern cuisine. It’s perfect for a light dinner served with a good helping of greens & some couscous!
  • 10 Dried Red Chillies
  • 1 medium Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 tsp Caraway Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • Salt
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Crushed
  • 2 Sundried Tomatoes
  • A handful, Fresh Mint Leaves
  • Cilantro
  • Olive oil
  • 10ml Lemon Juice
  • 20g Greek Yoghurt
  • 250g White Fish Fillets ( Sole/Cod/Halibut)
  • Soak the Red Chillies in water, set aside for 30 minutes.
  • Dry roast all the spices, keep aside.
  • Brush the Red Pepper with Olive oil, Roast on an open flame till the skin is charred.
  • Drain the water from the Chillies & set aside.
  • Remove the stems & seeds from the Chillies. 
  • Finely chop the mint & Cilantro.
  • Add The Chilli, the charred Bellpepper, The toasted spices, Garlic, Sun-dried tomatoes, Lemon juice & olive oil in a blender & blend till a smooth paste is formed
  • Add the Mint & Cilantro. Mix well.
  • Take a 20g of this paste, mix with yoghurt. 
  • Marinate the fish with this mix for an hour.
  • In a non-stick pan, heat a little olive oil & sear the fish on both sides for about 3-4 minutes until cooked.
  • Serve with Couscous, tzatziki or greek salad!


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