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)
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
g/1lb fish fillet pieces
or to taste
small bunch parsley
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.
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.
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.
Garnish with parsley.
*Optional - add 1 chopped tomato and 1/2 teaspoon of mild paprika for extra flavour.