Broiled/grilled fish with Yellow rice and Raisin Sauce

Samak bil-Timman il-Asfar w’il-Kishmish

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

  • About

A beautiful dish. The fish with its crispy topping is surrounded with golden yellow rice, and decked with browned noodles, raisins, and toasted slivered/flaked almonds. The whole combination is extremely aromatic, and, on top of all this, it can be prepared in only 30 minutes. Traditionally, fish is always served with yellow rice, partly for aesthetic reasons and partly for a very practical purpose. Because the domestic fish comes with lots of bones, some of which are as tiny and prickly as