Tandoori Baked John Dory

Tandoori Baked John Dory
This recipe for Tandoori-style baked John Dory is aromatic and full of exotic flavors! The bright and lively Indian spices bring out every delicious nuance of this popular fish.

2 lb John Dory or halibut filets
1 ½ tsp cumin seeds
¼ tsp fennel seeds
½ cup plain yogurt
¼ tsp ajowan
canola oil
1 or 2 thinly sliced green chiles
freshly ground black pepper
3 tbsp tandoori seasoning
1 tbsp lemon juice



Toast the cumin, fennel and ajowan in a small pan until fragrant. Crush the spices in a small mortar and pestle or spice grinder. Mix with the chiles, Tandoori seasoning, lemon juice and yogurt.


Spread over the fish and leave for 20  30 minutes to absorb flavors.

Cook the fish on barbecue grill or under a moderate broiler until done, about 6 minutes on each side.

 Baste with a little oil during cooking to prevent the fish from drying out.


Sprinkle with pepper and a little lemon juice before serving.


Serves 4 - 6


Products suggested for this recipe:

Earthy Delights

2871 Jolly Road

Okemos MI 48864

tel 855.328.8732

fax 517.253.7366


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