Lebanese Style Fish with Herb Salad & Tahini Sauce

Serves 2
Time 30 minutes


2 fillets barramundi, skin on 

Salt & pepper

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 

1 tbsp Za’atar 

1 tbsp butter 


Tahini Sauce

1 cup tahini 

1 lime, juiced 

1 lemon, juiced 

1 clove garlic, microplaned

2-3 tbsp water

Pinch of Za’atar 


Herb Salad

1 bunch spring onion, thinly sliced

1 bunch dill, picked 

1 bunch chives

1 bunch flat-leaf parsley

1 lemon, juiced 

1 tsp extra virgin olive oil

Salt & pepper

¼ cup crushed pistachios

Pinch sumac 

Pinch Za’atar


Season both sides of the fish with salt and pepper, drizzle with olive oil on both sides. 

Add the fish to a hot pan with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, skin side down. Add 1 tbsp Za’atar to the flesh of the fish as it’s cooking. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Once you turn the fish over add the butter to the pan. 

Stir all of the ingredients for the tahini sauce until combined and smooth. 

Combine all of the ingredients for the herb salad in a bowl, season with salt and pepper to taste. 

Serve the fish with herb salad and a generous serving of tahini sauce.