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Moroccan-spiced fish with couscous

10
6
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
45 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
The combination of lemon, cumin, paprika, pepper ginger and garlic gives incredible flavour to this whole baked snapper.

Ingredients

ground cumin

2 tsp

ground paprika

1 tsp

Cayenne pepper, ground

½ tsp

fresh ginger

1 tbs, finely grated

garlic

1 clove(s), crushed

olive oil

1 tbs

Snapper, raw

1500 g, (whole, cleaned)

lemon(s)

½ medium

dry wholemeal couscous

¾ cup(s), (150g)

lemon juice

2 tbs

carrot(s)

2 medium, coarsely grated

green shallot(s)

2 individual, thinly sliced

baby spinach leaves

40 g, coarsely shredded

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C fan-forced. Line a large baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Combine cumin, paprika, pepper, ginger, garlic and half the oil in a bowl. Rub fish, including cavity, with spice mixture. Cut lemon in half. Cut 1 half into wedges and set aside. Cut remaining half into thin slices. Place slices in fish cavity.
  3. Place fish on prepared tray and cover loosely with baking paper. Bake for 25 minutes or until the flesh flakes easily when tested with a fork.
  4. Meanwhile, place couscous in a medium heatproof bowl. Add ¾ cup (185ml) boiling water. Stir, cover and set aside for 5 minutes or until liquid has absorbed. Scrape with a fork to separate grains.
  5. Add juice, carrot, shallots and spinach to couscous and toss to combine. Serve fish with couscous salad, extra shallots and reserved lemon wedges.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Mixed salad leaves. TIP: Get your fishmonger to scale and clean the fish for you.

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