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This beautiful and delicious fish fillet dish is flavoured with a paste made of grilled red banana chillies and grilled tomatoes. Combination of ginger, garlic, fresh cream and lemon adds extra flavour to this dish.

Fish Fillet in Grilled Red Chilli and Grilled Tomato Paste

Fish Fillet in Grilled Red Chilli and Grilled Tomato Paste
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 3 red banana chillies (you may also use red capsicum)
  • 4 medium-size tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • Small piece of ginger
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoon of fresh cream
  • 3 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • A kilo of fish fillet, cut in small pieces (I used Barramundi fillet)
  • Grill red banana chillies and tomatoes until they are slightly charred.
Fish Fillet in Grilled Red Chilli and Grilled Tomato Paste
  • Once it's done, let it cool. Peel off the skin of the tomatoes.
  • In a blender, put onion, ginger, garlic, grilled chillies and tomatoes and blend well until it becomes a fine paste.
Fish Fillet in Grilled Red Chilli and Grilled Tomato Paste
  • Heat oil in a saucepan in a low heat. Once the oil gets heated, put the mustard seeds and let it crackle.
  • Pour the fine paste you prepared in the blender. Cook it for 4-5 minutes. 
  • Add salt, cream and lemon juice and stir well.
Fish Fillet in Grilled Red Chilli and Grilled Tomato Paste
  • Add the fish fillet pieces and mix well to coat it with the paste. Cover and simmer for another 3-4 minutes.
Fish Fillet in Grilled Red Chilli and Grilled Tomato Paste


    Bridgett said...
    That is such a lovely and flavorful sauce for the fish. I think this is what it might take to get my husband to eat more fish so thank you for sharing.
  1. ... on February 13, 2011 at 11:37 AM  
  2. Anna's Table said...
    The roasted peppers must really give the sauce an amazing flavour. The fish looks so delicious swimming in that rich creamy sauce.
  3. ... on February 14, 2011 at 1:23 AM  
  4. Susi said...
    What a wonderful looking dish! I'm always on the hunt for interesting recipes that include fish since the whole family loves to eat it and this sounds so flavorful!
  5. ... on February 14, 2011 at 3:10 AM  
  6. Pegasuslegend said...
    wow this looks amazing!
  7. ... on February 14, 2011 at 6:31 AM  
  8. epicureansdelight said...
    looks pretty yumm. i can taste the tanginess:)
  9. ... on February 14, 2011 at 2:04 PM  
  10. baking.serendipity said...
    I've been on the lookout for new, reliable fish recipes lately as well! This one definitely looks like a winner :)
  11. ... on February 14, 2011 at 3:02 PM  
  12. Magic of Spice said...
    What a beautiful sauce with truly lovely flavors...looks delicious :)
  13. ... on February 16, 2011 at 11:15 AM  
  14. Emily said...
    Yumm! Looks great. Glad I found you here! x LondonZest
  15. ... on February 16, 2011 at 11:52 PM  
  16. Torviewtoronto said...
    this looks wonderful first time here following you
  17. ... on February 18, 2011 at 8:30 AM  
  18. Kim @ Quit Eating Out {Recipes to Make Dining Out a Choice, Not a Chore} said...
    ThAnks so much for linking this great recipe to Saturday Swap. I love finding new flavors and types of recipes to get me out of my box.... And I'm anxious to cook fish more often. Please remember to include the Saturday Swap button in your post to link back to the party. Thx!!
  19. ... on February 19, 2011 at 1:05 AM  
  20. Mary said...
    This sounds wonderfully spicy and I'm sure it is delicious. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary
  21. ... on February 19, 2011 at 4:18 AM  
  22. Xiaolu @ 6 Bittersweets said...
    Oh I love spicy food and fish is one of my favorites in flavor and for it's health benefits -- this is a sure winner for me. Have a lovely day!
  23. ... on February 21, 2011 at 12:53 AM  

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