1. In a large, deep frying pan, mix together water, salt, and turmeric if desired. Add the parsley, garlic, and hot sauce. Heat over medium flame.
2. Meanwhile, prepare the fish fillets. Combine paprika, fish spice, olive oil, and salt in a small bowl to form a paste. Smear on top of the fish.
3. Carefully place fish in the skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, covered, for 10 minutes. Uncover and cook 15 minutes more, basting occasionally.