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Moroccan Baked Fish   HT  MC  Moroccan  50mins


Serves 4    Hot  Fish  Main Course    Gluten Wheat Free  Eggless   Morocco  North African  Africa


2 tbsp Butter, softened 

1 tbsp Ground Cumin 

1 teasp Ground Coriander 

1/2 teasp Ground Cinnamon 

1 Clove Garlic, finely chopped 

Salt and Pepper 

900g/2lb Fish Fillets e.g. Sea Bass, Halibut, Cod, Haddock or Bream

2 Medium Onions, sliced 

Lemon Juice to Serve

Fresh Coriander to garnish 




1. Preheat the oven to 200C, 400F, Gas Mark 6 and lightly oil a large piece of aluminium foil. Place the softened butter, spices, salt and pepper in a small bowl and mix to blend well. 


2. Spread the butter mixture on both sides of fish fillets.


3. Place half the onion slices in the centre of the oiled aluminium foil, top with the fish fillets then cover with the remaining onion slices. 


4. Make the foil into a loose parcel, folding over all the edges well so as to contain the steam during cooking and bake for 30-40 minutes.


5. To serve - transfer the parcel to a large flat serving platter, open the top, sprinkle with lemon juice and garnish with freshly chopped coriander. Serve immediately.




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