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Oven Grilled Fish

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There are many ways to grill a fish but a delicious grilled fish calls for a good marinade sauce. This African style grilled fish is a delicious recipe for whole fishes such as tilapia, red snappers, sea bass, etc.
  Fish 1 (Tilapia, Red Snapper, Sea Bass)
  Onion 1 Medium, finely grated
  Grated ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Bouillon cube/Maggi jumbo 1
  Black pepper/White pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , sliced
  Tomato 1 , mashed
  Ground chilies 1 Tablespoon
  Bouillon cube/Maggi 1
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Black pepper/White pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. In a deep bowl add the onion, ginger, parsley, garlic, lime juice, bouillon cube, black pepper, oil and chili powder.
2. Mix all together to make a thick paste.
3. Use your knife to make some space in between the fish by making cuts.
4. Coat the fish with the marinade really well.
5. Put everywhere even inside the fish.
6. Let the fish marinate for 1 hour or overnight in your refrigerator.
7. Preheat the grill or oven.
8. Then grill the fish for 30 minutes, around 15 minutes on each side.
9. The grilling time will depend on the size of the fish.
10. The fish is ready when all the juice is absorbed.
11. Heat the oil and fry the onion for 2 minutes.
12. Stir in the tomato.
13. Add bouillon cube, black pepper, lime juice, chili and fry for 2 more minutes.
14. Add half cup of water and cook until the onions are tender.

15. When the fish is ready serve it with the onion sauce as side dish with Attieké or fried plantain. Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

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How about a little country style cooking? Watch and learn how to prepare this Oven Grilled Fish in African style. It is very flavorful and goes well with the onion sauce. Try it out!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 542 Calories from Fat 225

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.9%

Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 118.1 mg39.4%

Sodium 2084 mg86.8%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.4%

Dietary Fiber 7.8 g31.2%

Sugars 10.4 g

Protein 51 g102.8%

Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 67.9%

Calcium 11.6% Iron 23.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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