indian spied sea bream

Indian-spiced sea bream

  • serves 6
  • Easy

The ultimate BBQ fish recipe. Whole sea breams seasoned with turmeric, chilli, yoghurt and cumin tastes amazing after a spin on the grill



  • sea bream 2 whole, gutted and cleaned 
  • ginger 2 tbsp, grated
  • garlic cloves 4, crushed
  • plain yoghurt 6 tbsp
  • olive oil
  • turmeric 2 tsp
  • mild chilli powder 2 tsp
  • cumin seeds 3 tsp


  • Step 1

    Slash the skin of 2 sea bream on each side with a sharp knife. Mix ginger with garlic cloves, season with salt, then rub all over the fish.

  • Step 2

    Mix plain yoghurt with 2 tbsp olive oil, turmeric, mild chilli powder, 3 tsp cumin seeds and seasoning. Use to coat the fish inside and out, then chill until ready to cook. cook straight on the barbecue’s rack (or on foil if you are afraid of it sticking) for 6-8 minutes each side until cooked through and the eyes have turned white.