Poached Fish with Tomatoes

Moshushuli Tevzi Pamidvrit

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By Darra Goldstein

Published 1999

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A dish of perfect balance and simplicity.


  • 1 pound fillet of flounder or sole, cut into serving pieces
  • Salt
  • 1 medium onion, peeled, thinly sliced, and s


Season the fish with salt to taste and place in a pan. Strew the onion rings and herbs over it. Add the water, cloves, allspice, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil and poach, covered, until the fish is done, about 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a skillet and fry the tomatoes over medium heat with the pepper, cayenne, garlic, and ½ teaspoon salt, breaking up the tomatoes with a fork.