Halibut Chraime (Fish in Spicy Tomato Sauce)

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2023

Chraime—tomatoey fish that's heady with chiles, garlic, and spices—is a symbol of Jewish-Libyan heritage and home.

SERVES 4

TIME 1 hour

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Chraime is a wildly flavorful braised fish dish that originated on the Mediterranean shores of Libya. Jewish settlers inhabited Libya until just after World War II; at that time, they left for Israel and Italy, bringing the treasured dish w...

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