Yemeni style fish and rice recipe ( our yemeni kitchen )



Recipe Needed:

King fish / Spanish mackerel

2 1/2 cups of rice 

1 cup of water

potatoes, tomatoes, onions

garlic, jalapenos

chile sauce

salt, cumin, black pepper

coriander powder

any oil but prefer olive 

cinnamon, cloves, cardamom

bay leaves

FISH........

season the fish with salt, black pepper

cumin, and *chile sauce on both sides
*CLICK HERE FOR CHILE SAUCE RECIPE

place in fridge until time to fry

BOIL.......

boil potatoes add in salt into pot 

once done drain out water & set aside

PREPARE........

add cloves, bay leaves, cardamom

and cinnamon stick into oil 

leave it for short amount of time before

adding the uncooked rice 

then after adding rice put in cumin, 

black pepper, & salt & enough water

to boil rice 

once rice is half cooked drain the water

out and set aside

ONIONS.........

in pan once oil gets hot add onions 

once onions get golden brown take 

out of oil and set aside

FRY........

fry the fish in the same oil you used for the

onions 

make sure fish is golden brown on 

each side 

once ready take out & set aside

PAN TOGETHER.......

in oil pan put in garlic, jalapenos,

& tomatoes after a minute add chile sauce

then add black pepper, cumin, cilantro, and

salt mix well 

add some fried onions 

add water

add your boiled potatoes

add your fried fish 

cover the dish and leave it to cook 

for 10 minutes on medium heat

after 10 minutes lower the heat and add 

the rice and on top the rice dizzle 

liquid saffron and add rest of fried onions

cover with lid 

leave it for another 10 minutes on low heat 

ENJOY!!!!!