Sumac Grilled Fish

Mahi-e Kababi ba Somaq


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in

Joon: Persian Cooking Made Simple


By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2015

  • About

The tangy and earthy taste of the sumac contrasts beautifully with lime juice and garlic, and always reminds me of dishes from the Caspian.


Green Sauce Topping

  • ¼ cup (55 g) shelled walnuts
  • 1 cup (85


  1. To make the green sauce topping: In a food processor, pulse all the ingredients for the topping until grainy in consistency (rather than a smooth paste). Keep in the fridge in an airtight, non-reactive container.
  2. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients for the sumac rub and set aside.
  3. Arrange the fish fillets on a rimmed sheet pan. Brush both sides with th