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Morrocan   -   Hut Benoua (Fish With Almond Paste)   adapted from Couscous and Other Good Food from Morocco by Paula Wolfert

  • 4 Large Snapper Fillet
  • Salt -- To Taste
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Pound Almonds -- Pureed
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Teaspoon Orange Juice
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Cup Confectioner's Sugar
  • 1 Medium Onion -- Chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Saffron
  • Pepper -- To Taste
Directions Rub fish with salt and oil. Blend almonds, butter, orange juice, cinnamon, sugar and enough water to make a smooth paste together. Coat fish with almond paste. Place in baking dish. Sprinkle on onions, saffron and 1/4 cup water. Sprinkle on salt and pepper to taste. Bake for 20 minutes at 375 degrees. Serve.
Serves 4
Time to Make 0:00

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