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Fish With Harissa   HT  MC  Tunisian  35mins

Serves 4     Hot Fish  Vegetables  Herbs  Main Course Dairy Free Eggless Tunisia Nth Africa North African

900g/2lb Thick White Fish Fillets
Salt And Pepper
4 tbsp Olive Oil
1 Small Onion, finely chopped
2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
240ml/8fl.oz. tinned Tomatoes, pureed
˝ teasp Harissa
1 Bay Leaf
120ml/4fl.oz. Water
200g/7oz Black Olives, pitted
1 tbsp Lemon Juice
Freshly chopped Parsley to garnish


1. Season the fish with salt and pepper then dust with flour.

2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the fish and fry on both sides until golden brown. Drain on kitchen paper and keep warm.

3. Add the onion and garlic to the frying pan and sauté for 3-4 minutes, stirring from time to time.

4. Add the pureed tomatoes, harissa, bay leaf and water and cook, stirring from time to time, for 10 minutes.

5. Return the fish fillets to the pan together with the olives a and continue cooking for about 10 minutes or until the fish is tender.

6. Just before serving, discard the bay leaf and stir in the lemon juice. Serve immediately sprinkled with parsley.


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