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Tandoori Style Fish with Bombay Sauce

A delicious and easy to make midweek fish dish, wonderful canapé or main for a dinner party. The Bombay sauce is tasty and enhances the mildly spiced fish. The dish is one you will enjoy whatever the occasion.

Tandoori Style Fish with Bombay Sauce
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A delicious canapé, starter, main course and a twist on hosting an Indian Dinner Party with a difference.
Recipe type: Mains
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
  • •• 4 x 200g pieces of white fish fillets or salmon pieces
  • •For the first marinade
  • •• 1 teaspoon freshly chopped ginger
  • •• 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • •• ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • •• 1 teaspoon salt
  • •• 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • •• 50g Greek yogurt
  • •• 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • •• 1 teaspoon fennel seeds, roasted and crushed
  • •• ½ teaspoon cumin powder, roasted and crushed
  • •• ½ teaspoon red chilli flakes, crushed (optional)
  • •For the sauce
  • •• 1 onion, finely chopped
  • •• 1 garlic cloves, crushed
  • •• 2 inch piece of fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • •• 1 Tablespoon plain or whole-wheat flour
  • •• 150g fresh coriander, roughly chopped
  • •• 30g fresh mint, roughly chopped
  • •• 1 cup water
  • •• 1 green chillies, deseeded if you want a milder sauce
  • •• 1 teaspoon salt
  • •• 1 teaspoon sugar
  • •• juice of a lime
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 220°C/425°F/Gas Mark 7
  2. To make the sauce
  3. In a food processor add all the sauce ingredients and blend to a smooth consistency.
  4. Add the mixture to a pan and reduce by half, stirring often to insure the sauce doesn’t burn.
  5. The sauce will thicken this takes about 5-10 minutes.
  6. Fish
  7. Rinse the fish pieces and pat them dry with kitchen paper.
  8. Add the spices to a frying pan and gently dry fry, until the aroma is released.
  9. Add the spices to the yoghurt and cover the fish in the marinade.
  10. Place the fish onto a baking tray and set aside for 10 minutes or cook right away depending on how much time you have.
  11. Cook in the oven for 8-10 minutes or the time stated on the cooking instruction.
  12. Serve the fish with rice, vegetables and the Bombay sauce
The fish in the recipe could be substituted for chicken, vegetables, paneer or tofu.
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