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Fish and chips on the braai

Recipe from: 22 September 2011

Ingredients 9
Servings 4
Time 0:10


  • 4
    175 g oil fish steaks - tuna or yellowtail
  • 4
    redskinned sweet potatoes, cut into chunky wedges
  • 10
    finely chopped red or green chilies
  • 125
    mayonnaise or Greek style yogurt
  • 4
    cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 30
    flat leaf parsley
  • 30
    organic olive oil
  • crushed organic black pepper
  • zest of one lemon


Drop the wedges of sweet potatoes into a pan of lightly salted water and cook for about 10 mins until just tender.
Combine the chilli, mayonnaise, garlic and parsley to make a delicious mayonnaise.
Drain the sweet potatoes and toss them in the oil unitl well coated.
Arrange on a meshed wire rack, season with salt and braai or grill over a moderately-high heat for 6-8 mins, turning even now and then unitl they are golden.
Press crushed peppercorns and lemon zest firmly on the outside of each piece of fish.
Braai or grill for about 3 mins on each side, or a little longer if you don't like your fish too rare.
Season with a little salt.
Serve the fish and chips with a good dollop of chili mayo, and an asparagus and avo salad.

Reprinted with permission of Bits of Carey and originally printed in Crush Online Magazine.
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