Sunday, January 13, 2013

Fish with lemon and oil. (Samak Bel Lamoon we Zeit)

1 large fish, Snapper or Bream, or Tilapia (cleaned by your fish monger)
1 spanish Onion sliced into rings
1 large potato peeled and sliced into rounds (medium thickness)
1 green bell pepper/capsicum sliced thinly
4 cloves or garlic finely minced
Salt, pepper and 1 teaspoon of cumin.
olive oil for cooking and drizzling.
1 lemon half sliced into semi circles. other half whole.

What to do.
combine garlic, salt and cumin together making a paste, with the past put into cavity of fish, then make incisions on skin of the fish and push some garlic mixture in there set aside in the fridge. Meanwhile, saute onions until they have sweated. No more than that. Set aside. In a pot, bring water to boil and par boil sliced potatoes for 6-7 minutes then drain. Take a medium sized pan and arrange potatoes at the bottom. Sprinkle with salt pepper and cumin. Put sauted onions on top, then capsicum and season with salt, pepper and cumin. Now place fish on top and arrange lemon wedge/slices on top. With the other half of lemon squeeze on top of the whole pan then drizzle lightly with olive oil. Place in Oven at 200 degrees and bake for 25-30 minutes or until fish is cooked. Serve with crusty bread or steamy white rice. Yum. So healthy and delicious.


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