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Tunisian   -   Fish Fillets With Harissa And Black Olives (Tunisia)   adapted from Mediterranean Cooking

  • 2 Pounds Thick Fish Fillets -- any white fish
  • Salt And Pepper -- to taste
  • Flour -- for dusting
  • Oil -- for frying
  • 1 Small Onion -- finely chopped
  • 2 Cloves Garlic -- finely chopped
  • 1 Cup Tomato Sauce
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Harissa
  • 1 Medium Bay Leaf
  • 1 Cup Pitted Greek Olives
  • 1 Lemon Lemon Juice
  • Parsley -- chopped for garnish
Directions Season fish with salt and pepper. Dust with flour and fry in hot olive oil until golden brown on all sides. Transfer fish to a side dish. Add onion and garlic to the skillet and cook for a few minutes. Add tomato sauce, harissa, bay leaf and 1/2 cup water. Cook for 10 minutes. Add olives and fish fillets and continue cooking, uncovered, until the fish is tender and the sauce thick. Add lemon juice to taste. Discard the bay leaf. Serve, sprinkled with parsley.
Serves 4
Time to Make 0:00

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