Sayadieh Fish by Mahwish

Written by Mursalin Hossen

July 8, 2020


A sensational and authentic dish from the Middle Easter countries, this Sayadieh Fish by Mahwish recipe; brings the taste of the Middle East right to your dish. 

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Sayadieh Fish by Mahwish

Packed with nutrients; this recipe will make a great addition to your favourite side dishes; Fattah and kebbah.
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Lebanese Recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 3 People


  • 1 pound of Basmati Rice
  • 1 pound of white Fish filet, you can use grouper or red snapper
  • 120 ml of olive oil
  • 1 pinch of salt to taste
  • 1 pinch of freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of cumin
  • 1 tablespoon of cinnamon
  • 2 to 3 piece medium onions, finely Diced
  • 1.5 ml of chicken broth
  • 1 cup of pine Nuts, toasted
  • 1 cup sliced toasted Almonds
  • 1 teaspoon of chopped coriander
  • 1/2 cup of thinly sliced fried onions
  • 4 piece Crispy, sliced shallots


  • In a thick large bottom pot; sauté the onions into the olive oil until is very well caramelized
  • Add in the fish fillets together with the cumin and the cinnamon; then add in the salt and the pepper and sauté for about 10 minutes
  • Remove the fish from the pan and reserve it warm
  • Add the rice and Fry it until the spice mixture and the oil are very well coated
  • Add in the chicken broth and cover until the rice is perfectly cooked
  • Add in the fish fillets again to the rice and cover until your ingredients are cooked
  • Spoon the rice into a serving dish and layer the fish right over the top
  • Garnish your Sayadieh with the crispy fried onions and crispy fried shallots
  • Sprinkle with the toasted pine nuts and the almonds; then serve your dish hot!


Nutrition Information
Calories: 202| Fat: 22.5g | Carbohydrates: 58g | Fiber: 4 g |Protein: 15g
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