zesty fish skewers with couscous

zesty fish skewers with couscous

zesty fish skewers with couscous

Make these zesty fish skewers with couscous in only 35 minutes!

  • 35 mins + marinating
  • 4-6
  • Intermediate


  • zest of 1 orange
  • juice of 3 oranges
  • 3cm ginger, finely grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 x 200g firm white fish fillets, skinned and cut into 3cm cubes
  • 5 limes, cut into wedges
  • 10 asparagus, cut into 3-4cm pieces


  • 250ml couscous
  • 60ml toasted flaked almonds
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • zest and juice of 1 orange
  • handful coriander, chopped
  • olive or avocado oil, to drizzle


  1. Combine the orange zest, juice, ginger and garlic. Add the fish. Thread the fish, lime and asparagus onto skewers. Place in a shallow dish and top with leftover marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.
  2. For the couscous, cook the couscous according to packet instructions. Add the almonds, onion, orange zest, juice and coriander. Stir through and season.
  3. Shake excess marinade off the skewers and drizzle with oil. Cook over hot coals for about 5 minutes or until charred all over and just cooked through. Season. Serve with couscous.

Magazine issue date: September, 2016