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Laska Roasted Barramundi With Coconut Lime Potatoes

Laksa Roasted Fish with Coconut Lime Potatoes

I absolutely love the smell of spice shops. Whether it be mounds of brightly coloured powder in barrels at the market, or in pretty acrylic boxes like Gewurzhaus that I’ve recently discovered in Sydney.

My first visit to the gorgeous brightly-lit shop at The Strand was during a catchup with fellow foodie friend Aaron, and I’ve been going back for inspiration ever since.

This time, I bought myself a small pack of Laksa Lemak spice mix, which smells absolutely heavenly. I wanted to remix the laksa that I’d grown up with, and use the spices to roast a side of fish, and add a tangy hit of tamarind and lime. The result is a crispy-skinned barramundi on a layer of aromatic coconut potatoes, with a side of sour and spicy pickled shallots, just in time for the Easter holidays.

An old favourite in my parents’ house has just become a new favourite in mine. 🙂

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8 Comments

  • Reply Shari from GoodFoodWeek March 27, 2015 at 4:26 am

    This looks amazing Tammi – what a great post to link up for the #FFF link up. Thanks for sharing 🙂

    • Reply tammi April 3, 2015 at 4:15 am

      Thanks for dropping by Shari!

  • Reply Dannielle @ Zamamabakes March 28, 2015 at 1:54 am

    This would be a perfect dish for Good Friday!
    Those flavours are making my mouth water, I love a good laksa.
    Thanks for coming and joining in with our Fabulous Foodie Friday fun.
    Have a beautiful weekend x

    • Reply tammi April 3, 2015 at 4:15 am

      Thanks for coming by to visit Dannielle! And great job hosting #FFF =)

  • Reply Malinda @mybrownpaperpackages March 30, 2015 at 8:29 am

    I think I just found my recipe to cook for Easter this year – yum. I love Laksa and this is just inspired. #FFF

    • Reply tammi April 3, 2015 at 4:14 am

      Thank you so much for the compliment Malinda!

  • Reply Lucy @ Bake Play Smile April 12, 2015 at 3:27 pm

    I have no confidence at all when it comes to cooking fish… I always overcook it!! I’m definitely going to try your recipe out. Beautiful, beautiful photos as always!

    • Reply Lynn March 10, 2017 at 1:48 am

      The expstriee shines through. Thanks for taking the time to answer.

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