Thai-style baked fish

Recipe from: 8/19/2004 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 14
Servings 1
Minutes 20 minutes


Serving Change
  • 2
    whole white fish
  • 25
    basil leaves
  • 60
    fish sauce
  • 45
    fresh lime or lemon juice
  • 15
    palm or brown sugar
  • 1
    garlic clove, crushed
  • 1
    x 5 cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 1
    bunch fresh coriander, chopped
  • 2
    red chillies, seeded and finely sliced
  • 0.50
    cucumber, cut into matchsticks
  • 2
    carrots, cut into matchsticks
  • 1
    red or yellow pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


20 minutes
Preheat the oven to 200 °C.
Make a few incisions on both sides of the fish and stuff with the basil leaves.
Loosely wrap the fish in a double layer of aluminium foil and seal the sides by folding the foil over.
Leave enough room for air to circulate during baking.
Place the fish on a baking sheet and bake for 30 to 50 minutes, depending on the size of the fish.
Place all the sauce ingredients in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
Remove from the heat immediately and season with salt and pepper.
Place the fish on a serving platter and pour the hot sauce over while the fish is still warm.
Serve with steamed jasmin or basmati rice.

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