Warm or chilled, couscous is a great accompaniment to grills and barbecues, and perfect in this fish dish.
The ingredient of Spicy kingfish with caramelised onion couscous
- 100ml extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon harissa, plus extra to serve (see Notes)
- 4 x 180g skinless kingfish fillets
- 2 red onions, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 1 1/2 cups Massel chicken style liquid stock
- 1 1/2 cups couscous
- 2 cups mint leaves
- 1/4 cup currants
- 400g can chickpeas, rinsed, drained
- Juice of 1 lime, plus wedges to serve
- 1 long red chilli, seeds removed, finely chopped
- 1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, finely chopped
The instruction how to make Spicy kingfish with caramelised onion couscous
- Combine 2 tablespoons oil and 2 teaspoons of harissa in a bowl. Season, then add fish and coat in marinade. Cover and place in fridge for 30 minutes.
- Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a frypan over medium-low heat. Cook onion, stirring occasionally, for 10-15 minutes until lightly caramelised. Add vinegar and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes until evaporated. Season and set aside to cool.
- Heat the stock in a pan over medium-high heat with remaining 2 teaspoon harissa, whisking to combine. Place the couscous in a bowl with teaspoon of sea salt and pour over the hot stock mixture. Cover with plastic wrap and stand for 10 minutes.
- Finely chop 1 cup mint leaves. Fluff couscous with a fork, then stir through onion, currants, chickpeas, lime juice, chilli, parsley, chopped and whole mint leaves and 1 tablespoon of oil. Set mixture aside.
- Heat remaining tablespoon oil in a large non-stick frypan over medium-high heat. Cook fish 2-3 minutes each side until just cooked through. Serve with couscous, lime wedges and extra harissa.
Nutritions of Spicy kingfish with caramelised onion couscousfatContent: 728.233 calories
saturatedFatContent: 27 grams fat
carbohydrateContent: 4 grams saturated fat
sugarContent: 70 grams carbohydrates
fibreContent: 10 grams sugar
cholesterolContent: 46 grams protein
sodiumContent: 94 milligrams cholesterol