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Fish With Couscous

  • 20/05/2010
  • 4
  • 50 min

This is the kind of food that will allow you to live hundred years and endlessly enjoy eating it at the same time.


  • Fish:
  • 800 g fish fillets (cod, whiting or hake)
  • 3 tbsp 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tbps Vegeta Twist for chicken
  • 50 g plain flour
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • Couscous:
  • 600 ml water
  • 1 tbsp Vegeta Natur
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • 50 g margarine spread
  • 250 g couscous
  • 1 l water
  • 300 g broccoli florets
  • 200 g carrots, julienne style
  • 50 g margarine spread
  • 1 tbsp mint, chopped
  • 50 g pistachio nuts, chopped


  1. 1.
    Fish: Each fish fillet drizzle with lemon juice and sprinkle with Vegeta fish no MSG added then toss fish lightly in flour; shake off any excess.
  2. 2.
    Heat olive oil in a medium pan; add fish. Cook on medium-high heat 5 minutes each side until golden brown and cooked through. Remove from pan; drain on paper towels.
  3. 3.
    Couscous: Prepare liquid stock: bring water to boil and add Vegeta added cumin, saffron, margarine spread and let cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. 4.
    Place couscous in a deeper bowl and pour it over with hot liquid stock, stir through, cover and let stand 5-10 minutes.
  5. 5.
    Vegetables: In boiling water cook broccoli florets and carrots until they start to soften, then drain and place in a serving bowl. Pour melted margarine spread and sprinkle mint and pistachio nuts over vegetables.


Stir the couscous through and serve with fish fillets and vegetables.


Prepare couscous just prior to serving.