Cod Baked in Citrus Tahini

Tajin (ta-jin)

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Classic Lebanese Cuisine: 170 Fresh And Healthy Mediterranean Favorites

Classic Lebanese Cuisine

By Kamal Al-Faqih

Published 2009

  • About

In this dish, fresh fillet of cod is baked in a citrus-infused tahini sauce with sautéed onions, topped with toasted almonds and pine nuts. The flaky texture and mild flavor of the fish complement the nutty taste of the tahini with citrus. A squeeze of fresh lemon over the individual servings pops the flavor.

Ingredients

Specialty Ingredients

  • Tahini, found in specialty markets or online.

    Method

    Prepare Ahead

    You can prepare this up to 1 day in advance. After baking, cool, then refrigerate covered. For best results, serve slightly warm.