You can substitute sea bass with any other fish or seafood of your choice Image Credit: Grace Paras/GN Focus

Serves 4 | Preparation/cooking time: 45 mins | Difficulty: easy 


800g sea bass fillets

3 tsp ground cumin powder

3 tsp ground coriander

1 onion, finely diced

6 cloves garlic, finely chopped 

6 tomatoes, finely chopped 

4 assorted peppers, seeds removed and finely chopped

4 tbsp tomato paste

3 tbsp of chilli paste

Olive oil for frying


1. Rinse the fish and pat dry with a paper towel. Season with salt, pepper, cumin and coriander powder. 

2. To make the sauce, fry the onion in a pan on a low heat until soft. Add the garlic and fry. When both are light brown, add the chopped tomato, peppers, tomato paste and chilli paste. Slowly cook the mixture until thick and vegetables are soft. If required, use a little water, then cook the sauce further. Season. 

3. In a frying pan, cook the fish fillets until light brown and cooked through. 

4. To serve, pour piping hot sauce over the fish and garnish as desired.