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Banana and Carrot Fish Kebabs

Banana and Carrot Fish Kebabs

Banana and Carrot Fish Kebabs

Serves: 4, makes 12 skewers

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cooking: 5 - 10 minutes




3 teaspoons runny honey
2 teaspoons finely chopped rosemary
1 red chilli, finely chopped, optional
1 teaspoon toasted and crushed cumin seeds
Pinch of turmeric
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 fillets firm white fish e.g. hapuku, monk, trevally etc, cut into 1 inch chunks
3 bananas, cut into 1 inch chunks
1 carrot, peeled into strips with a vegetable peeler
12 wooden bamboo skewers
3/4 cup thick Greek yoghurt
1 clove garlic, minced
Juice of 1 lemon




Soak bamboo skewers in water for 10 minutes

Mix honey, rosemary, chilli if using, cumin, turmeric and oil and toss with fish chunks, leave to marinate for 10 minutes

Thread ribbons of carrot, and chunks of fish and banana onto soaked skewers. Season with salt and pepper

Cook skewers under a hot grill until fish is just cooked, about 5 minutes

Mix yoghurt with garlic and lemon juice and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper

Serve skewers hot with yoghurt dipping sauce



Recipe and image courtesy of Dole