Grilled Arctic Char with Tahini Sauce Grilled Arctic Char with Tahini Sauce

Author: Canadian Living

You can use 1/4 tsp (1 mL) zahtar instead of cumin. Zahtar is a spice mixture available in Middle Eastern stores. Or make your own: mix 1 tbsp (15 mL) toasted sesame seeds, 1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) each ground sumac and dried thyme, and 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cumin.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2004


Tahini Sauce:


Tahini Sauce: In bowl, whisk together yogurt, tahini, mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, paprika and salt ; set aside. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.)

Brush fish with oil; sprinkle with salt and cumin. Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until fish flakes easily when tested, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer to platter; sprinkle with parsley. Serve with tahini sauce and lemon wedges.

Nutritional facts <b>Per each of 6 servings:</b> about

  • Sodium 293 mg
  • Protein 24 g
  • Calories 255.0
  • Total fat 16 g
  • Cholesterol 3 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 3 g


  • Iron 5.0
  • Folate 4.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 10.0
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Grilled Arctic Char with Tahini Sauce