Baked fish is always a healthy alternative to frying. A whole sea bass blended with fresh herbs and garlic and baked on a bed of fresh vegetables. It makes a healthy and nutritious dish bursting with nice flavors of the herbs, crushed garlic and lemon juice.
Normally baked fish is a dish prepared with minimal spices and the taste is completely different for the Indianpalate as Indianlove to eat lots of spices made of fish like thefish fry,fish pulusu, and many more. They may not like the baked fish if eating for the first time.
Baked fish with vegetablesis one of the healthiest meals one can make for lunch or dinner. Baked fish is low in fat because you do not cook the fishin oil but only brush oil over the fish to keep it moist and is also low in carbohydrates. It's really simple to prepare and cooked with uses minimal ingredients.
Firstly marinate the fishwith crushed garlic, fresh dill greens and coriander leaves, chilli powder, salt, lime juiceand olive oil. Mix the spices and season this spices thoroughly in and over the fish. In a baking tray place some chopped bell peppers, onions,potatoesand put some lime juice over it.
Place the fishon the top of the vegetablesand pour a little olive oil over the fish to keep it moist. Bake in the oven. Serve hot. If you are serving this to your Indian friends you can also make a nice spicy sauce something like an Indiansalsa(check the link below) which can be served along with the baked fish with some steaming rice.
Do watch step by step instructions on making of baked fish at:
This is truly eye catchy and tempting! Dillis one of those herbs that in effect have two different seasons. In early spring it is used for its leaves and then later in fall for its seeds. Each part of the plant has its own characteristics and properties.
Dill has a simple, clean taste. When usingdill leaves, it is best to use it fresh rather than dried to get the most flavors. If using dill in a hot dish such as a stew or a sauce, be sure to add it just before serving, as it loses its flavor in the heat.
Baking fish is not complicated but there are a few handy tips to know, to ensure you get the very best results. You can bake fishsteaks, fillets, seafood, or whole fish. Baking cooks fish quickly at a high temperature. Baking is a very popular way of cooking fishand many fish recipes call for it to be baked in the oven.
People tend to worry about their fishdrying out and how to prevent that from happening. If you leave your fishin the oven for even a few minutes too long, this might mean the difference between a moist piece of fishand a slightly dried out one. When fishdries out, this means the natural fish oil has gone.
You need to check the fishoften when it is cooking and remember that it keeps cooking for a couple of minutes after you remove it from the oven. Use very fresh fish, your recipe has more chance of being a great success. Frozen fish has the same nutritional value as fresh fish and will keep in the freezer for weeks or even months, depending what kind of fish it is.
To defrost fish, leave it on the lower shelves of the refrigerator for between 8 and 12 hours. If you want to defrost it more quickly, you can place the fishin a bowl of cold water with 3 to 4 tablespoons of salt. Then it will defrost in a couple hours.
If you have fresh or defrosted fishin the refrigerator, it ought to be used within 24 hours for the best fishrecipe results. Fishcontains natural fish oils hence you do not need to add more fat or oil while baking. You can add sliced vegetablesto keep it juicy throughout cooking.
Another tip is to brush a small amount of butter or oil on top of the fishbefore baking it. If the fish is an inch or less thick, you should turn it half way through the cooking time. To stop fishsticking to the baking dish, you can place it on a bed of onions, vegetablesor celery.
This makes the fishstay in one piece when removing it from the baking dish and gives it some extra flavor. Once cooked lift the fishcarefully out of the dish with two spatulas, spoon the juices over and serve with some boiled new potatoes and buttered vegetablesor a crispy salad.
To compliment the baked fish one can make a side dish of vegetables. There are many different types of vegetables that compliment fish. A low calorie method of making vegetablesis to grill them. One can take asparagus, tomatoes, peppers, and squash and grill them on a square pan on the stovetop.
This side dish is low in calories and carbohydrates as well. A typical side serving of grilled vegetables in 100 calories. This dish is very popular with high protein law carbohydrate diets.
Summary: baked fish with flavors to suit Asian tatse buds
bass fish - 1 - number
bell pepper - 1 - number
chilli pdr - 1/2 - tsp
coriander pdr - 1 - tsp
corinader leaves - 1/2 - bunch
dill leaves - 1/8 - bunch
garlic - 5 - clove
olive oil - 2 - tbsp
onion - 1 - number
potato - 1 - number
salt - to taste - 1
marinate the fish with crushed garlic,dill and coriander leaves marinade as shownbake in the oven first 20 min one side and 10 min on the other side or till it is done serve hot with curry sauce as shown