A pan with shakshouka poached fish served with bread and topped with fresh, green herbs.

Shakshouka Poached Fish

Frances Bray-Bateman

Ingredients 

  • pound White Fish Hake and Pollock are great options
  • 1 can Crushed Tomatoes 16 ounces, no salt added
  • 1 Onion Medium, sweet or yellow
  • 2 Bell Peppers
  • 2 Tablespoon Oil Canola or olive
  • 1 Tablespoon Curry Powder + 1 teaspoon
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Salt

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Oven Safe Pan

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Wash fish in cold water, pat dry with paper towels, and store in fridge until ready to use.
  • Wash peppers, and cut into a medium dice.
  • Cut onion into a medium dice.
  • Place burner on medium heat setting, heat oil in an oven safe pan, until it can easily coat the bottom of the pan.
  • Add the diced onion and 1 teaspoon of salt; cook until the onions are soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add spice mixture and toast for 30 seconds.
  • Add the bell peppers and cook until colors are bright and some of the water has cooked down, about 3 minutes.
  • Add crushed tomatoes and cook until the sauce has thickened slightly, about 10 minutes.
  • Add fish to the top of the sauce, lightly press so it is partially submerged, drizzle a bit of olive oil on top, and put in the oven.
  • Cook fish for 15-20 minutes or until white and flaky. Note, cook times may vary based on fish thickness.

Notes

  • Optional: sprinkle arugula, parsley, or cilantro on top of finished dish.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Shakshouka Poached Fish
Amount per Serving
Calories
 
269
Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
10
g
15
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
71
mg
24
%
Sodium
 
809
mg
35
%
Potassium
 
952
mg
27
%
Carbohydrates
 
15
g
5
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
9
g
10
%
Protein
 
31
g
62
%
Vitamin A
 
2161
IU
43
%
Vitamin C
 
90
mg
109
%
Calcium
 
71
mg
7
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Bell Pepper, Bell Peppers, Crushed Tomatoes, Curry Powder, Fish, Gluten Free, Haddock, Onion, Onions, Paprika, Pollock, Salt, Seafood, Shakshouka, Tomato, Tomatoes, White Fish