Baked fish with tahini sauce

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Baked fish with tahini sauce

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  • 0:25 Prep
  • 0:15 Cook
  • 4 Servings
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Tasty tahini sauce adds a flavourful boost to this succulent baked fish.

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Main recipes, Fish recipes

Ingredients

  • 4 ocean perch fillets
  • lemon wedges, to serve

Tahini sauce

  • 1 small garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons tahini (see note)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons thick plain yoghurt
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons water

Topping

  • 5 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 small red chilli, deseeded, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup coriander, chopped
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil

Method

  • Step 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease and line a large baking dish.
  • Step 2
    Make sauce: Combine garlic, tahini, yoghurt, 1 1/2 tablespoons of lemon juice, and water. Mix well. Cover and set aside.
  • Step 3
    Make topping: Combine garlic, chilli, nuts, coriander, onions, cumin, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, oil, and salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • Step 4
    Place fish fillets in a single layer into baking dish. Spoon topping evenly over fish, pressing on with your fingertips. Bake for 15 minutes, or until fish is cooked through.
  • Step 5
    Serve fish with tahini sauce, lemon wedges and chickpea and herb salad.

Nutrition

  • 2911 kj

    Energy

  • 59g

    Fat Total

  • 10g

    Saturated Fat

  • 38g

    Protein

  • 127.81mg

    Sodium

  • 3g

    Carbs (sugar)

  • 4g

    Carbs (total)

All nutrition values are per serve

Notes

Note: Tahini is a sesame seed paste. Look for it in the health food section of your supermarket.

  • Author: Sweaney Family
  • Image credit: Louise Lister
  • Publication: Super Food Ideas

Source: taste.com.au

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