One Pot Spiced Fish Tagine

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A light and fragrant halibut tagine with the warming flavours of coriander, cumin and orange, while dates add sweetness.

recipe updated Jun 8, 2020


  • Halibut steak icon
    Halibut steak
  • Onion icon
    1 (140g)
  • Cumin seeds icon
    Cumin seeds
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Coriander seeds icon
    Coriander seeds
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Dates icon
    about ¼ cup (49g)
  • Slivered almonds icon
    Slivered almonds
    about ¼ cup (26g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    4 tbsp (59ml)
  • Orange peel icon
    Orange peel
  • Saffron threads icon
    Saffron threads
    about ½ tsp (1g)
  • Orange juice icon
    Orange juice
    2 tbsp (30ml)
  • Fish stock icon
    Fish stock
    ¾ cup (158ml)


  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Skillet pan
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet
  • kCook icon Cutting board

Step preview

  1. Add halibut steak to a clean cutting board
  2. Season with salt & pepper lightly
  3. Add olive oil to a clean large cast iron skillet
  4. Heat
  5. Add orange peel and onion to the large cast iron skillet
  6. Sauté gently - 5 min
  7. Add cumin seeds, coriander seeds and garlic clove to the large cast iron skillet
  8. Fry - 3 min
  9. Transfer fish to large cast iron skillet
  10. Mix until coated
  11. Crumble saffron threads over the large cast iron skillet
  12. Pour orange juice and fish stock into the large cast iron skillet
  13. Sprinkle with dates and slivered almonds and cover
  14. Cook until cooked through - 25 min
  15. Season with salt & pepper to taste
  16. Serve
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