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Tandoori Fish

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars

"An Indian recipe for marinated white fish that works well with catfish, tilapia, or orange roughy. As with all Indian dishes, feel free to adjust the spices to your preferences."
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4 h 27 m servings 380
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Blend the vinegar, garlic, ginger, salt, cayenne, coriander, cumin, and oil in a blender until you have a thick paste. Brush the fish chunks with the mixture to coat evenly and place in a shallow dish; pour the remaining marinade over the fish. Allow to marinate in refrigerator at least 4 hours.
  2. Preheat the oven's broiler. Arrange the marinated fish in a broiler-safe dish, reserving the marinade.
  3. Broil the fish under the preheated broiler on the oven's center rack for 10 minutes; turn the fish and brush with reserved marinade. Continue cooking until the fish flakes easily with a fork, about 7 minutes more. Serve hot.


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Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 380 calories; 30.2 2.3 24.1 71 277 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Wonderful flavor and very moist fish. Thank you, Rina for a very different fish dish. We will be making this again.

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This dish was okay. The sauce that the recipe called for was not a paste. When reading recipe I wondered how can this become a paste. I was right liquid consistency not paste.

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Wonderful flavor and very moist fish. Thank you, Rina for a very different fish dish. We will be making this again.

This is a delicious way to prepare fish. It ended up having a fair bit of sauce so I served it over rice.

I found this recipe and just love it. I've made it a few times now and each time it has been great. I've taken it into work for a potluck and it was a success. I used Halibut instead of catfish ...

Hubby and kids loved it. It wasn't as Indian for me as I had hoped for.

really good flavor and moist fish..i used cod...cut the cayenne to 1/2 tsp..might increase that slightly.

I really liked this recipe even though I kinda totally changed it up. All the ingredients were the same, except I substituted powdered ginger for the fresh ginger, and along with the cayenne, i...

This is a great way to add fish to my weekly meals, and my whole family enjoys it.

its extra ordinary and vraiment delicieux!!!but i recommend to add a lil bit of lemon juice...its goin to be asians

I was a skeptic when I made the marinade. It smelled way too vinegar-y. But I forged ahead because of the reviews and I'm so glad I did. It mellows under the broiler and ends up being slightl...