Wonderful fish recipe to light up your life

It's been raining all weekend but this elegant fish dish, made with healthy trout or salmon, will bring a ray of sunshine into your day. 

The mixture of fennel, dill and garlic provides a subtle and perfumed aroma to perfect the flavour of the orange coloured fish meat. The recipe is taken from the food section of mbl.is, Matur. 

Fennel and dill fish for a rainy day

  • 120 ml rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 
  • 2 teaspoons seasalt plus a tiny bit extra for final garnish
  • 6 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 small  fennell,cut into very thin slices (preferably with a slicer) 
  • 600 grammes trout or salmon fillets
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice 
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • ½ cup fresh dill 


  1.  Preheat the oven to 150 degrees C.  Put the vinegar, sugar, cumin seeds, 2 teaspoons salt and 180 ml of water into a small saucepan until the sugar has been diluted. Take from stove and add garlic, let it sit until the garlic is soft, for around 100- 15 minutes. 
  2. Put half of the fennel and stir into the saucepan. Wait until fennel is soft, for around 8 - 10 minutes. 
  3. Put the fish into an oven dish and baste with oil. Season with salt and pepper. Bake until the fish turns a light pink and seperates easily, for around 15- 18 minutes. 
  4. Pour the liquid from the saucepan into a bowl and add the lemon juice, zest, oil, dill and remaining fennel. Serve with the fish. 


USD USD 103.70 EUR EUR 121.70
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CHF CHF 104.47 JPY JPY 0.92

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