Fish with Rice

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By Claudia Roden

Published 1986

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A popular Arab dish. Sea bass, bream, turbot, haddock, cod or halibut can be used.


  • 1 kg (2 lb) fish
  • Oil
  • 4–5 large onions


Wash the fish and cut it into pieces. Heat 2 or 3 tablespoons oil in a large saucepan, and fry the onions gently until soft and transparent but still white. If you let them get dark brown you will have a brown sayyadiah, a good alternative. Add about