moroccan spiced fish with sweet potato mash

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Mikekey *
from Seattle, WA

Spiced white fish served over a bed of mashed sweet potatoes. You can use commercial harissa, or make your own. Tilapia or cod work well for this recipe.

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves 2
prep time 25 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For moroccan spiced fish with sweet potato mash

  • 2 lg
    sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 tsp
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 clove
    garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1/2-1 tsp
    harissa paste
  • 1
    lemon (zest of)
  • 1/8 c
    fresh cilantro, chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1
    piece gingerroot (1-inch) peeled and grated
  • 2
    white fish filets, skinless

How To Make moroccan spiced fish with sweet potato mash

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F Coat a small baking dish (big enough to just hold fish filets) with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2
    Cook the sweet potatoes in boiling, salted water for about 10 minutes or until just tender when pierced with a knife.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, mix together the butter with the garlic, harissa, lemon zest, and cilantro.
  • 4
    When the potatoes are ready, drain thoroughly, mash with the ginger and add salt and pepper to taste; keep warm.
  • 5
    Place the fish in baking pan, season with salt and pepper, then spread half the butter mixture over each fillet. Bake for about 8 minutes until just cooked through.
  • 6
    Serve with the mashed sweet potatoes.

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