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Chermoula Fish Tagine

Chermoula Fish Tagine. This hearty stew will warm you from the inside-out and is the ultimate comfort food for the cooler nights. 
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Moroccan, North African
Keyword: Citrus, Coriander, Cumin, Fish, Saffron, Spice Blend, Tumeric
Servings: 4


  • 4 Cod Fillets 6-8 oz each
  • 4 tbsp Nomad Chermoula Spice
  • 2 tbsp Hot Water
  • 2 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Lb Russet Potatoes Cut into wedges
  • 1 tbsp Nomad Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Red Onion Sliced
  • 1 Red Pepper Cut into thick strips
  • 3 tsp Grated Ginger Substitute with 1 tsp dry ginger
  • 10 oz Cherry Tomatoes or Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes Halved
  • 1 Cup Chicken Stock
  • 3/4 Cup Pitted Green Olives
  • 3 tsp Preserved Lemon Sub with 3 tsp lemon zest & pinch of sea salt
  • Green leaf salad and crusty bread, to serve


  • Cover the Chermoula Seasoning with the vinegar and water, set-aside until cool.
  • Combine fish and the Chermoula paste in a bowl.
  • Steam potatoes until nearly tender. Heat oil in a flameproof tagine or large heavy-based frying pan with a lid over medium heat. Add onion and red peppers.
  • Remove fish fillets from Chermoula marinade.
  • Cook, stirring for 5 minutes or until softened. Add ginger and tomatoes. Cook, stirring for 2 minutes. Add remaining Chermoula marinade, remove from heat and place in a separate bowl.
  • Arrange potatoes in base of tagine or frying pan. Spoon over half the tomato mixture. Top with fish. Spoon over remaining mixture and stock. Scatter with olives and lemon. Cover with tagine lid or, if using a frying pan, a tight fitting lid. Simmer gently over a medium heat for 10 minutes or until fish is just cooked.
  • Serve with salad and crusty bread.


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