Guitarfish Soup

Shorabit Salfooh

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4–6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey

The Gaza Kitchen

By Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

Published 2021

  • About

A lemony delicacy beloved of Yaffa winters. Like the renowned rice dish Sayadiyya, it is typically made with the buttery, sweet tail meat of the guitarfish or salfooh, a type of ray with an elongated body and a flattened head. Substitute any other meaty, sweet flatfish, such as skate. In a pinch, fish like haddock, grouper, ocean perch, or orange roughy would work. If you are using an entire guitarfish or skate, bread and fry the wings separate