Chermoula cod with couscous salad - recipe

By Prensa 2 de junio de 2015 Leave a comment Go to comments

Spanish firm NETASA is pleased to show the quality and culinary possibilities of La Chinata Smoked Paprika, NETASA by presenting an easy and useful recipe to take advance of the versatility and culinary potential of the product. “Chermoula cod with couscous salad” is a typical North African recipe in which our Smoked Paprika offers its unique touch to create a perfect marinade sauce for the Chermoula.


Chermoula cod with couscous salad

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4



900g Cod filets

2 tbsp olive oil


For Chermoula sauce:

6 tbsp (15 g) chopped fresh parsley 

Juice of half of lemon

4 tbsp olive oil

4 garlic cloves

2 tsp cumin seeds

2 tsp sweet La chinata smoked paprika

1 tsp hot La chinata smoked paprika

½ tsp salt


For couscous salad:

4 large oranges, peeled and cut into segments

120 g couscous

2 tbsp (5 g) chopped fresh parsley

50 g rucola

3 tbsp olive oil

juice and zest of half of lemon

1 ½ tsp hot La chinata smoked paprika

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp pepper



To make chermoula sauce in the mortar and pestle or food processor place the cumin seeds, hot and sweet La chinata smoked paprika, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil and salt and grind them until you have smooth pasta. Add the chopped parsley and mix to combine. Set aside.

In a small saucepan bring to boil 1 cup (240 ml) water over high heat. Place the couscous in a bowl and pour over the boiling water. Cover and set aside for 10 minutes. Fluff up the couscous with a fork. Add olive oil, lemon juice, hot La chinata smoked paprika, salt, pepper and mix well. Add the orange slices, parsley and rucola and gently toss. Set aside.

In a heavy bottom pan heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium high heat. Pat dry cod fillets with a paper towels and place them in the pan. Cook the fillets for 3 minutes on each side. Serve immediately with couscous salad and chermoula sauce.



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