Spiced Seafood Tagine

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in
For The Love Of The Sea: A cook book to celebrate the British seafood community and their food

By Jenny Jefferies

Published 2021

  • About

With flavours from the Middle East, this hearty stew is rich and warming, perfect for a dinner to share. It’s fresh, fruity and full of spices. We love the companionship between soft white fish and sweet tomatoes too. — Rachel Green, Seafish ambassador


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 large


Heat a heavy-based casserole dish on a medium heat. Add the oil, then fry the garlic and onion for a few minutes until softened.

Increase the heat and add the cumin, paprika, ras el hanout and cayenne pepper, then fry for around 1 minute. Reduce the heat.

Add the chopped tomatoes, chickpeas, apricots, lemon zest, bay leaf and fish stock. Season with salt and pepper to taste and