Moroccan Elephant Fish Recipe

SpotX Wild Foods Recipe from Petra Moorby
Prep:45 minutes Cook:10 minutes Difficulty:1
  • 600 grams elephant fish fillets.
  • 2 tablespoons chopped coriander.
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon.
  • 1 teaspoon minced chilli.
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin.
  • 2 teaspoons crushed garlic.
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce.
  • Freshly-ground black pepper.
  • Plain white flour.
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Mix the olive oil with the coriander, lemon juice and zest.
  • Add chilli, cumin, garlic, fish sauce and ground black pepper.
  • Rub over the fish and allow to stand for at least 30 minutes.
  • Place a cup or two of flour in a plastic bag.
  • Add a couple of fillets at a time to the bag and give them a good dusting.
  • Lightly spray or brush a non-stick pan with oil.
  • Cook fish until crisp and golden, about 3-4 minutes on each side.

Elephant Fish
Elephant Fish While it might not win any beauty pageants, the elephant fish is recognised in southern parts of New Zealand as a good eating specimen.