Moroccan fish

Michal Yaakovi

6 servings



8 fish fillets (Tilapia)

2 red pepper – cut into strips

10 peeled garlic cloves

3/4 cup parsley

1/2 cup cilantro

4 hot pepper (optional)


1 1/2 tbsp paprika

3/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

1/2 tsp turmeric

1/2 cup oil

1 cup water




  1. Soak the fillets in water and lemon – in order to prevent bad odor.

  2. In a low and wide pot spread the bottom of the pot with half the amount of the pepper, half the amount of the garlic and half and the amount of the parsley.

  3. Add the fish on top.

  4. Add another layer of pepper, garlic, parsley and cilantro.

  5. In a small bowl mix all the sauce ingredients (except for the water), add the sauce to the pot.

  6. Add the water to the pot (add around the fish and not directly on it) and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and cover.

  7. Cook for 15 minutes, remove lid and cook for another 30 minutes.

  8. Serve with Challah!


Original recipe can be found here: https://www.bishuli.co.il/