Chermoula fish and New potato tagine

  • Chermoula fish and New potato tagine
Skill level
Keen cook
Preparation Time
15 minutes
Cooking Time
55 minutes
Serves 4
Let Your Tastebuds Travel

This spicy chermoula fish and New potato tagine is sure to get your taste buds tingling. You could buy ready made chermoula spice paste if you're looking for a short-cut.


  • 600g white fish (cut into 8 pieces)
  • 600g New/Baby potatoes
  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • 20 black olives
  • 100ml vegetable stock (hot)

For the chermoula paste

  • 2 tsp garlic puree
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp chili puree
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Small bunch fresh coriander, chopped


  1. 1To make the chermoula paste: mix garlic puree in a dish and stir in the cumin seeds, chilli puree, lemon juice, oil and chopped coriander.
  2. 2Marinade the fish in half the chermoula paste and leave to stand in the fridge while you cook the rest of the dish.
  3. 3Meanwhile mix the potatoes, tomatoes and olives in a heavy based pan. Add the stock, season, cover and cook gently on the hob for 40 minutes.
  4. 4Add the fish and cook for a further 15 minutes. Drizzle over the rest of the chermoula paste and serve.