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Middlecut Tinned Fish Chutney

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Middlecut Tinned Fish Chutney is a wonderful meal, served for the entire family with Roti on the side

Middlecut Tinned Fish Chutney

What is Middlecut fish?

Middlecut is made from Mackerel, a striped fish that contains lots of Omega 3 & 6 oils, as well as a list of other vitamins and minerals. This great-tasting and healthy fish is the star attraction in a bunch of delicious recipes.

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Middlecut Tinned Fish Chutney

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  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 3 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: South African


Middlecut Tinned Fish Chutney is a popular Indian dish consisting of a chutney made with fish, spices, and other ingredients, which is served with a type of flatbread called roti. The chutney is typically made with a combination of fresh or canned fish, tomatoes, onions, garlic, ginger, chili peppers, and other spices. The dish is often served as a side dish or accompaniment to a meal.


  • 2 cans middle-cut fish, drained, cleaned, washed
  • 2 grated tomatoes
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 chopped green chilies
  • 2 chopped garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp ginger and garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp masala of your choice
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • Salt
  • Curry leaves

Recipe for Roti


  1. Fry onion, garlic, and bay leaf in little oil.
  2. Add turmeric and masala, ginger, and garlic.
  3. Add tomatoes, chilies, paste, curry leaves, and salt.
  4. Allow tomatoes to cook.
  5. Add fish and eggs.
  6. Cook at low temperature for about 15 minutes.
  7. Garnish with dhania


  • Serving Size: 1 bowl
  • Calories: 610
  • Sugar: 9.1 g
  • Sodium: 6785.9 mg
  • Fat: 9.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 110.4 g
  • Fiber: 6.2 g
  • Protein: 19.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.4 mg
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Middlecut Tinned Fish Chutney

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