BAKED WRAPPED TILAPIA

 

  • Cooking Time: 25-30
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 1-inch cube fresh gingerroot, finely chopped or grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped or grated
  • 2 green onions (green part only), finely chopped
  • Fresh chile to taste
  • 1 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 tbsp grapeseed (or safflower) oil
  • Dash of toasted sesame oil
  • Dash of soy sauce
  • Dash of fish sauce
  • 4 tsp dark maple syrup
  • Tilapia
  • 4 fillets (4 oz each) fresh tilapia (or other firm-fleshed whitefish)
  • 4 large banana leaves (or unbleached parchment paper)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Combine all topping ingredients in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place a fillet on each banana leaf and divide topping evenly among them, spreading it over the top. Fold each banana leaf over to form a packet around each fillet and seal the edge of each packet with a small piece of aluminum foil, crimping it tightly.
  • Place on a baking sheet and bake 25 to 30 minutes.

Notes

From Self Magazine - Tori Amos' favorite recipe (they say)

Categories: Dinner  Fish  Main Dish  Oven 

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