Tuna with samkeh harra sauce

This is another simpler version of the samkeh harra recipe, made with tuna cans, but you can definitely replace the tuna with fish fillets. If you want a quick night meal, you can just use this recipe, it's healthy, simple and delicious.

The samkeh harra recipe is a lebanese speciality. Translated from arabic it simply means "spicy fish". This dish  hails from Tripoli, Lebanon's Northern port city. Usually it is made with white-fleshed fish, such as sea bass, dogfish, grey mullet, grouper, John Dory or  cod. You can get fillets, too, if it is more convenient, or even more convenient use tuna cans.

3 cans tuna, drained
1/2 cup tahini
1/2 cup lemon
1 onion
1 garlic clove
1/2 tsp chili peper
1/2 tsp ground cumin
A small handful coriander leaves
Pine nuts for garnish

Drain the tuna cans, place in a bowl. Chop the onion and add it on top.
In a small bowl, mix the tahini, lemon, garlic clove, chili pepper, cumin. Mix with a fork.
Add them on top of the tuna and mix. Add the chopped coriander and mix. Garnish with roasted pine nuts


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