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Hamour mahshi (arabian-style stuffed fish)

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
50 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
1 hamour, cleaned and scaled

3 tablepsoons . olive oil

1 plus 1/2 teaspoon . turmeric

sea salt, to taste

3 garlic cloves,crushed

1/8 teaspoon. ginger,ground

1 teaspoon. cumin

1/2 teaspoon. black pepper

sea salt, to taste

1 3/4 oz. almonds, sliced

3/4oz. pine nuts (optional)

3/4 oz. walnuts,roughly chopped

3 tablepsoons. cilantro, roughly chopped

1/2 small yellow onion, sliced

Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 350F. 2.Oil an oven-proof baking dish with the olive oil and place fish in it.
  • Rub 1 teaspoon. of the turmeric allover hamour and sprinkle it with salt and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, blend together the crushed garlic, ground ginger,cumin, and remaining turmeric,black pepper, and sea salt until it becomes a paste.
  • Add the almonds, pine nuts (if using),walnuts and cilantro and combine together until well blended.
  • Stuff the hamour with the nut stuffing and place some on top.
  • Place the half the sliced onions inside the fish and the other half on top.
  • Bake for 45-55 minutes.
  • Serve with yellow or white rice.





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