Friday, February 22, 2013

Lemon Pepper Hammour

makes: 15-20 small pieces
              or  6 medium pieces
Preparation and cooking time: preparation: 10 minutes

                                                     Marinade : 25 minutes

                                                     Baking: 30 minutes

                                                     Total: 65 minutes

This goes to all the seafood lovers out there. You’ve got to love seafood!

250 g hammour fillet

1 teaspoon salt

Pinch of sugar

½ teaspoon black pepper (freshly grounded)

½ teaspoon white pepper

¼ teaspoon turmeric powder

1 teaspoon cumin powder

1 garlic clove (chopped and crushed)

2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Juice of 1 large lemon (fresh)


Mix the salt, sugar, turmeric powder, cumin powder, black and white pepper all together

Mix the lemon juice, garlic and extra-virgin olive oil together

Add the mixed spices to the lemon juice mixture

Cut the fillet into cubes

In a bowl, soak the fillet cubes in the marinade

Put the bowl in a refrigerator for 25 minutes

Preheat the oven to 200 C

Transfer the fillet cubes to a heat proof baking skillet

Bake them for 30 minutes or until ready (test if fish is ready by running a small knife on top, if ready it flakes easily)

Serve them hot


  1. very flavorful hammour... glad to have come across ur page... :)

  2. Thanks Rafeeda.. glad you liked it