Egyptian Fish Tagine

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Floyd Around the Med

By Keith Floyd

Published 2000

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  • 900 g/2 lb firm white fish fillets (bass for preference), skinned and cut into 4cm/1½ inch squares
  • olive oil


Put the fish in a shallow dish and marinate in olive oil and lemon juice with a pinch of saffron for 30 minutes-1 hour.

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