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Chermoula Fish with Marinated Courgette Strips

1 lg Onion; (peeled and finely chopped)
3 Cloves Garlic; (peeled and finely chopped)
1/2 ts Ground Cumin
1/2 ts Paprika; (sweet red pepper)
1/4 ts Cayenne; (hot red pepper)
1/2 ts Powdered Saffron
6 tb Fresh Coriander; (roughly chopped)
4 tb Parsley; (roughly chopped)
3 tb Olive Oil
1/2 Lemon; (juice)
1 pn Salt
4 lg Fill Sea Bass
7 Ripe Tomatoes; (quartered)
3 Green Peppers; (skinned and sliced)

Courgette Strips:
2 tb Olive Oil
1/4 ts Cayenne Pepper
1/2 ts Cumin
600 g Courgettes
2 Lemons; (juice)
Sea Salt
Freshly Ground Black Pepper

1. Combine all of the ingredients for the chermoula in a bowl and mix together well. Place the fish in a large dish and pour over the chermoula, cover and leave to marinate for at least 2 hours, or overnight.

2. Preheat the oven to 180║c / 350║f / Gas Mark 4. Put the tomatoes and peppers into an ovenproof dish and place the fish on top, leave any excess chermoula behind, cover fish loosely with foil. Bake for at least 20 minutes or until the fish flakes easily at the touch of a fork.

3. 3 minutes before the fish is cooked, prepare the courgette strips. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a large frying pan, add the cayenne and cumin and sauté for at least 2 minutes before adding the courgette slices. Sauté for a further 3 to 4 minutes, season with sea salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper.

4. To serve, arrange the courgette strips on 4 warmed serving plates. Place the peppers and tomatoes on top, followed by a fish fillet. Give each person half a lemon to squeeze over their fish