5 Best Fish Recipes

4) Slow-Roasted Char                                                     (4 of 5)


4) Slow-Roasted Char                                                     (4 of 5)




  1. 1/2 cup of rice vinegar (unseasoned)
  2. 1 tbsp of sugar
  3. 1 tsp of caraway seeds
  4. 2 tsp of kosher salt
  5. 6 thinly sliced garlic cloves
  6. 1 thinly sliced and divided fennel bulb on a mandoline
  7. 1 1/4 lbs. of arctic char
  8. 4 tbsp of olive oil (divided)
  9. Black pepper
  10. 1 tsp of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  11. 1 tbsp of preserved lemon peel (preserved)
  12. 1/2 cup of dill fronds


  1. Preheat your oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Add sugar, vinegar, caraway seeds, 1/3 cup of water, and 2 tsp of salt into a saucepan over medium heat and bring it to a boil, stirring occasionally to dissolve sugar
  3. Take the pan off heat, add garlic, and wait for the garlic to soften (takes about 15 minutes)
  4. Add 1/2 cups of fennel, toss to coat, and wait for it to soften (takes about 10 minutes)
  5. Place the char in a baking dish (2 qt), use 1 tbsp of oil to coat it, and season it with black pepper and salt
  6. Cook the fish for 18 minutes
  7. Remove the liquid from the fennel and add it to a bowl containing preserved lemon, lemon juice, 3 tbsp of oil, season it with salt and black pepper, and add in dill
  8. Serve the fish with fennel salad

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