Herb-crusted Baked Side of King Fish
Herb-crusted Baked Side of King Fish
A fish that is aromatic and full of flavours by Justine Schofield from Everyday Gourmet
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Baking
  • Cooking Time 45 minutes
  • Yield 6 servings
  • 1 kilogram side of kingfish, skin on and pin bones
  • ½ cup of fresh breadcrumbs
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon sumac
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ cup unsalted macadamias, finely chopped
  • 3 sprigs parsley, finely chopped
  • 3 sprigs of dill, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil + 1 tsp.
  • Salt
  1. Preheat the oven to 190C and line a large baking dish with baking paper and bring the fish out of the fridge 20 minutes before cooking.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, lemon, spices, macadamias, herbs and olive oil.
  3. Place the fish skin side down on the tray and spread 1 tsp. of oil over the fish. Season with salt and then spread the crumb mixture over the fish, pressing it firmly on to the fish. Drizzle with a little extra oil and then bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes.

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