Fish Bobotie


prep 0:20       total 1:05



4 to 6 maasbankers (horsemackerel) or
any white fish such as hake, skinned
1 onion
1 clove garlic
2 sprigs fresh parsley, chopped
1 chilli
1 carrot, peeled
2 potatoes, peeled
1 egg
1 tsp. grated nutmeg
1 tsp. turmeric
2 tsp. curry powder
1 tsp. salt
3 tsp. vinegar or
lemon juice


Preheat the oven to 180°C/370°F. Mince the fish, onion, garlic, parsley, chilli, carrot and potatoes in a mincer or food processor. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Spoon into a large, greased ovenproof dish and level the top. Bake for 35-40 minutes, until golden brown and cooked. Serve with white rice and pampoenmoes (breaded pumpkin).

Author's Comments

One of the best fish recipes I have ever tried, comes from South Africa.

INA'S HINT: Beat 2 eggs into 1 cup (250 ml) buttermilk and season with salt, lemon pepper or black pepper. Pour over the bobotie before baking.

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