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Spicy Fish (Samkeh Harra)

Yields1 Serving


 1 3-4 lb cleaned whole fish (Seas bass, mullet, grouper, snapper or cod)Or fish fillets
 4 tbsp Sultan Brand Olive Oil
 4 Garlic cloves
 1 tbsp Ziyad Brand Samkeh Harra Spice Blend
 Salt and pepperTo taste
 1 cup Cilantro from a small bunch Remove stems and roughly chop leaves
 2 Chili's Or jalapeños
 2 Large lemons

Preheat the oven to 375°F or grill. Pat fish dry with a paper towel, place on a greased and lined baking dish.


Brush fish with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, season with Ziyad Brand Samkeh Harra Spice Blend and rub to coat the inside and outside of the fish.


In a food processor or with a mortar and pestle, add the jalapeños, fresh cilantro and garlic and pulse until combined. Add a juice of one lemon and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Mix to combine, season with salt and black pepper.


Stuff the cavity of the fish with this herb mixture. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until fish is cooked through. Serve with extra herbs and lemon wedges.