Herb-crusted Baked Side of King Fish

Cook Time 45 minutes

Servings 6


1kg side of kingfish, skin on and pin bones
½ cup of fresh breadcrumbs
Zest of 1 lemon
1 tsp sumac
½ tsp cumin
½ cup unsalted macadamias, finely chopped
3 sprigs parsley, finely chopped
3 sprigs of dill, finely chopped
3 tbsp olive oil + 1 tsp.


Preheat the oven to 190°C and line a large baking dish with baking paper and bring the fish out of the fridge 20 minutes before cooking.

In a large bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, lemon, spices, macadamias, herbs and olive oil.

Place the fish skin side down on the tray and spread 1 teaspoon of oil over the fish. Season with salt and then spread the crumb mixture over the fish, pressing it firmly on to the fish. Drizzle with a little extra oil and then bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes.  


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