Lebanese Fish Kofta

Lebanese Fish Kofta

These quick and easy fish kofta are simple cigar-shaped fish fingers (without the breadcrumbs), served with a spicy sauce on a bed a rice.

Lebanese Fish Kofta
These quick and easy fish kofta are simple cigar-shaped fish fingers (without the breadcrumbs), served with a spicy sauce on a bed a rice.
Ingredients
  • 700 g white fish fillets, skinned and minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • ½ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
For the sauce
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 3 tablespoon coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 green capsicum, sliced
  • 100 g mushrooms, quartered
  • ¼ teaspoon white ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • olive oil
Instructions
  1. Put the minced fish in a bowl and mix with onions, parsley and black pepper.
  2. Divide the mixture into 12 portions and shape each portion into a cigar shape. Brush with olive oil and grill for 5-6 minutes, turning to cook evenly.
  3. Add 3 cups of water to a pan and add in the onion, garlic, coriander, green capsicum, spices, mushrooms and tomatoes. Bring to the boil and simmer on low heat for 10 minutes.
  4. Gently add cooked fish kofta fingers to the sauce. Simmer on low heat for another 5 minutes.
  5. Serve on a bed of rice.

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