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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Samki Harra – Chilli Fish recipe. Enjoy Middle Eastern food and learn how to make Samki Harra – Chilli Fish.
This great recipe for Samki Harra is from Almond Bar voted Australia’s Favourite Middle Eastern Restaurant in the 2009 I love FOOD awards.
Use either a whole snapper or 4 barramundi fillets for this dish (I use the barramundi)
1 cup Tahina
1 cup Lemon Juice
1 tablespoon Salt
1/2 tablespoon Chilli Flakes
1/2 tablespoon dried coriander
2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
1/2 cup shelled whole walnuts
1/4 cup Chopped flat leaf parsley
1/4 cupchopped walnuts
Water (if required)
1. In a food processor combine the tahina, lemon juice, salt, chilli, dried and fresh coriander, whole walnuts. The colour should be a lighter colour to the tahina due to the addition of the lemon juice. The consistency should be slightly runny. Add water to ensure that this happens.
2. Marinate the fillets in a bowl with this sauce at least for 4 hours.
3. The fish can be wrapped in foil and cooked in a pre-heated panggangan on 180C for about 50 minutes. I place the fillets in an open baking tray and cook for about 40 minutes in a pre-heated panggangan set at 200 degrees. I test if it is ready by pressing against the fish and allowing an egg flip to fall easily through the fillet.
4. Serve with lemon wedges, a sprinkle of the chopped walnuts and parsley on top.
Signature dish from Almond Bar