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Morrocan Style Fish Balls

these fish balls are great for kids, my 2yo loves to eat his bread by dipping in this sauce.


  • Prep Time : 20min min
  • Cook Time : 45min-2hours min
  • Ready Time : 1 hour, 5 min



  • 1 kilo skinless boneless fish (sol, bakahla)
  • large handful cilantro
  • large handful parsley
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 spicy pepper
  • 1 tsp +1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 egg
  • 2 heaping tblsp sweat paprika
  • 1 tsp spicy paprika (optional)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 250 ml tomatoe paste
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 1/4-3/4 c bread crumbs as needed.
  • 1 1/2 cup Boiling Water



1 chop fish in food processor till chunky not pastey, remove and set aside in mixing bowl
2 chop parsley, cilantro, 1/2 onion and 1/2 of the garlic in food processor until finely chopped, add to fish mix.
3 add 1tsp cumin, salt, pepper and egg to fish and mix well. add the breadcrumbs as needed so that the fish makes a formable chunky paste.
4 in a large pot drizzle oil, add the fish in one at a time making golfball size balls, be very careful and delicate, use 2 tablespoons to flip them
5 once all of the balls are browned remove to a sepearte plate.
6 back in the pot drizzle another hint of oil and add the onion and garlic saute until clear then add peppers and chopped tomatoes, tomatoe paste, salt pepper, paprkia, 1/2 tsp cumin. stir well
7 add the boiling water, bring to a boil, lower heat to simmer add back in the balls let simmer for a long time, 45min-2hours

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these fish balls are great for kids, my 2yo loves to eat his bread by dipping in this sauce.


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Becky is a stay at home mom to four beautiful children living in northern israel. �

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