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Bali Baked Fish

Type: Fish
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 lbs 908g / 32ozRed snapper fillets
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
1   Onion - quartered
3   Garlic cloves - chopped
1 tablespoon 15mlChopped gingerroot
1 tablespoon 15mlTamarind paste
1 tablespoon 15mlOriental sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGround cumin
2 tablespoons 30mlWater
  Fresh lemon juice - to taste
3 tablespoons 45mlMinced fresh mint - or to taste

Recipe Instructions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Pat dry the fish fillets, season with salt and pepper, and arrange in a shallow baking dish.

In a blender or food processor combine the onion, garlic, gingerroot, tamarind paste, sesame oil, cumin, salt to taste, and 2 tablespoons water and blend until smooth. Pour mixture over fish, coating both sides.

Bake fish, covered with foil, in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until it flakes easily with a fork. Transfer fillets to a serving dish, correct seasoning, adding more salt if necessary, and drizzle with lemon juice. Garnish with mint.

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