Moroccan Fish Tagine Recipe

Looking for an easy Moroccan Fish Tagine recipe? Learn how to make Moroccan Fish Tagine using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by figandplum

Makes 6 servings



Most Moroccan fish specialties are prepared with a marinade called charmoula. Paprika, cumin, cilantro and garlic usually form its base, with other seasonings-such as the saffron and turmeric here-added for variation.

Recipe Ingredients for Moroccan Fish Tagine

1/2 cup canola oil
1/4 cup parsley, fresh
3 garlic cloves
3 tablespoons fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon paprika
2 teaspoons ground turmeric
1/8 teaspoon saffron
24 oz tilapia
1 pound carrots, peeled, thinly sliced
1 1/2 pounds tomatoes, thinly sliced
1 large onion, thinly sliced
108 g lemon, with peel (1 lemon)
3/4 teaspoon ground pepper
1 red bell pepper, seeded, cut into 1/4-inch-wide strips
24 kalamata olives (such as Kalamata)

Recipe Directions for Moroccan Fish Tagine

  1. Mix first 7 ingredients in medium bowl. Add fish and turn to coat. Refrigerate 2 hours, turning fish occasionally.

  2. Preheat oven to 350F. Arrange carrot slices over bottom of 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish. Layer half of tomatoes, half of onion and half of lemon over. Season with half of salt and pepper.

  3. Drain marinade from fish; reserve marinade. Arrange fish atop lemon slices. Top fish with remaining tomato, onion and lemon slices. Season with remaining salt and pepper. Top decoratively with red pepper strips and olives. Pour reserved marinade over. Cover dish with foil. Bake 40 minutes.

  4. Increase oven temperature to 400F. and bake until fish flakes easily and vegetables are tender, about 25 minutes. Garnish with additionally parsley.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 407.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
358
Calories from Fat
197
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.9g
34%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
56mg
19%
Sodium
257mg
11%
Potassium
687mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
20.0g
7%
Dietary Fiber
6.2g
25%
Sugars
9.1g
Protein
24.2g
Vitamin A 302% Vitamin C 101%
Calcium 7% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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