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Rustic, real, simple and easy to make One Pot fish meal. Also known as Pot Rice or Baked Rice, commonly made with chicken as well - Macedonian Fish with Rice (Македонски риба со ориз)

Macedonian Fish with Rice (Македонски риба со ориз)

Rustic, real, simple and easy to make One Pot fish meal. Also known as Pot Rice or Baked Rice, commonly made with chicken as well - Macedonian Fish with Rice (Македонски риба со ориз)
Course Main
Cuisine Macedonian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author PetersFoodAdventures

Ingredients

  • 500 g/1lb fish fillet pieces
  • 1 onion choppped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon Vegeta or to taste
  • 1 to mato chopped optional
  • 1 cup rice washed
  • 3 cups water
  • small bunch parsley finely chopped

Instructions

  1. In a large frying pan, add oil and fry the onion and garlic and cook until translucent. Add the Vegeta and optional tomato and stir through. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add the washed rice and fry together with the onions for a 2 minutes.Add 3 cups of water to the rice onion mixture and mix. Place the rice mixture in a baking pan/tray. Taste for flavour and saltiness and adjust Vegeta if necessary.
  3. It's best to salt the fish overnight in the fridge, or at least a few hours before using. Place the fish fillet pieces on top of the rice mixture and bake for 30 minutes at 200°C/400°F or until rice and fish are cooked.
  4. Garnish with parsley.

Recipe Notes

*Optional - add 1 chopped tomato and 1/2 teaspoon of mild paprika for extra flavour.