Spicy Whole Fish Recipe October 13 2014



  • 1 large fish (1kg to 11⁄2 kg)
  • 1⁄4 tsp of sea salt
  • 350g yallateef
  • 1⁄2 cup lemon juice



  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Wash the fish, cleaning it properly.
  3. Rub the outside of the fish with salt.
  4. Stuff the fish with yallateef mixture.
  5. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes.
  6. While the fish is cooking prepare the pine nuts for the garnish by frying in a heavy based frying pan until golden brown.
  7. When the fish is cooked thoroughly remove it from the oven & add the lemon juice.
  8. Garnish the fish with the pine nuts, parsley & lemon slices. Serve with tahini dip.