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Pan Fried Fish with Dill Rice

Pan Fried Fish with Dill Rice
Recipe By: Navid

About this Recipe:

Navid: The fish with dill rice (sabzi polo) has been a classic dish of the Persian new year (norooz) for many years. This recipe is a twist on this classic dish by adding the refreshing dill sauce. The dill sauce has a cooling effect which will complement the fish and rice flavor.

Main Ingredients:

Fish Fillets: 4
Butter: 1 tbsp
Olive Oil: 1 tbsp

Rice Ingredients:
Basmati Rice: 3 cups
Dried Dill: 3 tbsp
Vegetable Oil: 1/2 tbsp

Sauce Ingredients:

Mayonnaise: 1 tbsp
Yogurt: 2 tbsp
Capers: 1 tbsp (optional)
Dried Dill: 1 tsp
Lime: 1


1. Add water to the the dill rice ingredients and cook them in the rice cooker.

2. Meanwhile, In a frying pan, melt the butter with olive oil. Season the fish fillets with salt and pepper and cook them in the pan on the medium-high heat for 10-15 min or till golden.

3. Blend all sauce ingredients together.

4. Serve the fillets with the rice on side and the sauce on top.

Published on March 19, 2008
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
20 min
Ready in
25 min
Recipe by
6 Ratings
Average rating: 3.33

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