Moroccan spiced fish with ginger mash

Spice up white fish fillets with a flavoured butter and serve with fluffy sweet potato mash

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:20 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 445
  • fat 7g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 65g
  • sugars 17g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 36g
  • salt 0.67g


  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 tsp butter, softened
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ½ -1 tsp harissa (Belazu is good)
  • zest 1 lemon
  • small handful coriander, most chopped, rest left whole
  • fingertip-size piece fresh root ginger, finely grated
  • 2 skinless white fish fillets (look for sustainably caught)


  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Cook the sweet potatoes in boiling, salted water for about 10 mins or until just tender when pierced with a knife. Meanwhile, mix together the butter with the garlic, harissa, lemon zest, chopped coriander and some seasoning. When the potatoes are ready, drain thoroughly, mash with the ginger and seasoning, then keep warm.

  2. Place the fish in a roasting tin, season, then spread half the flavoured butter over each fillet. Roast for about 8 mins until just cooked through. Serve with the ginger mash and some green veg.

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