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Alaska Rockfish Charmoula

Alaska Rockfish Charmoula

SERVES 4 PREP TIME 10 minutes COOK TIME 15 minutes



1 Tablespoon minced garlic

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil (plus 2 Tablespoons reserved oil for cooking)

1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

1 cup chopped and packed cilantro leaves

1/2 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

4 Alaska Rockfish fillets (about 4 to 8 oz. each), fresh, thawed or frozen


  1. Place all sauce ingredients in food processor; pulse just until almost smooth.  
  2. Rinse any ice glaze from frozen Alaska Rockfish under cold water; pat dry with paper towel. Place fillets into non-metallic flat dish/pan; spread one tablespoon sauce onto top of each fillet; turn fillets over and spread an additional tablespoon onto second side. Let fish rest 5 to 10 minutes before cooking.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons reserved oil in large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Cook 6 to 8 minutes per side for frozen rockfish or 3 to 5 minutes per side for fresh/thawed fish. Cook just until opaque throughout. Drizzle remaining sauce over fillets before serving.

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