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Baked Red Snapper With Hot Chili

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This baked red snapper recipe is simple yet delicious. Baked with a rubbed mix of jalapenos, ginger garlic and seasame oil, the red snapper is served with lemon slices and cilantro sprigs.
Ingredients
  Red snapper 4 Pound, cleaned (2 Kilogram)
  Chopped ginger root 45 Milliliter (Fresh, 3 Tablespoon)
  Jalapeno/Any other small hot chile 1 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Packed cilantro/Parsley leaves 50 Milliliter (Fresh, 0.25 Cup)
  Sesame oil 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Green onions 3 , cut in thirds
  Salt 2 Milliliter (0.5 Teaspoon)
  Olive oil 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Lemon 1 , sliced
  Cilantro sprigs 1
Directions

Pat fish dry inside and out.
Cut 4 diagonal slits in each side offish.
In food processor or blender, combine ginger, jalapeno and garlic.
Blend together into rough paste.
Add cilantro, sesame oil, green onions and salt.
Puree.
Reserve about 1 tbsp/15 mL chile mixture.
Stuff remaining into slits in fish.
Rub fish with olive oil mixed with reserved chile mixture and place on large baking sheet lined with foil.
Bake fish in preheated 425°F/220°C oven for 10 minutes per inch of thickness (a fish that is 3 inches/7.5 cm thick will take about 30 to 40 minutes).
Garnish with lemon slices and cilantro sprigs.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Servings: 
8

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