Here's a simple fish recipe from the Iraq using loomi (dried limes). If you cannot get a hold of any loomi , feel free to substitue with lime juice.
1 Tbsp. salt
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. red pepper flakes
4 lbs. cod or red snapper, fillets
4 Tbsp. olive oil
1/2 onion, finely chopped
3 loomi or substitute 1 Tbsp. lime juice
2 large cloves garlic, mashed
4 large tomatoes, roughly chopped
2 Tbsp. pomegranate syrup
handful fresh cilantro, roughly chopped
- Preheat oven to 350F.
- Combine salt, cumin, pepper flakes in a small bowl and mix. Rub allover fish.
- Oil a baking dish.Arrange chopped onions on baking dish.Lay the fish on top of onions.Spread garlic on top.Add loomi.Scatter tomatoes on top of fish.
- Mix pomegranate syrup with 1/2 c water and pour this over fish.Garnish with cilantro.
- Bake for 55 minutes.Serve with Basmati rice.