Georgian Catfish with Cilantro Sauce Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 - 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds catfish fillets
  • 1 big onion
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 small carrot
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 small clove garlic
  • Salt to taste
  • 1cup water
  • 1cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup white wine vinegar
How to cook Georgian Catfish with Cilantro Sauce:
  • Wash fish well,cut in small pieces, place in the pot with salt, pepper, bay leaves, chopped carrot, onion and garlic.
  • Add water, bring it to boil. Than reduce the heat and poach for 5-8 minutes.
  • Do not overcook the fish, it suppose to be whole, not flaky.
  • In a deep serving dish mix the white wine vinegar with some broth and cilantro.
  • When fish is ready place hot pieces straight into the sauce.
  • Cover the dish and allow to cool down and refrigerate.
  • Serve the Catfish with Cilantro Sauce (Loko Kindzmatshi) well chilled with white wine and Georgian Flat Bread.

Notes:

The Georgian name for the Catfish with Cilantro Sauce recipe is Loko Kindzmatshi. This recipe is perfect for hot summers a dish that is cool and refreshing.

Comments:

Here is the recipe of a freshwater fish. The dish is perfect for hot summer days. If you have a lunch with friends what could be better, than nice chilled wine, fresh garden vegetables and meaty fish? This light but still filling meal tastes very delicious. No wonder that a lot of Georgians enjoy catfish so much.

This recipe for Georgian Catfish with Cilantro Sauce serves/makes: 4 - 6

The Georgian Catfish with Cilantro Sauce recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Catfish (more Catfish recipes)
Preparation Method: Poached/Simmered (more Poached/Simmered recipes)
Cuisine: Georgian (more Georgian recipes)

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