Baked Fish

Baked Fish
  • 1 whole fish (1.5 - 2 kg)
  • 1.5 cups of coooked rice
  • 1 stick celery
  • 2 onions
  • ½ green capsicum
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 tbls butter
  • 3 tbls lemon juice
  • 1 tbls grated ginger
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 6 shallots
  • 1 large tomato
  1. Wash and scale the fish.
  2. In a bowl mix the rice, diced celery, 1 finely chopped onion, finely chopped capsicum, salt and pepper.
  3. Stuff the fish with the rice mix and sew up the hole.
  4. Put the fish in a greased oven dish.
  5. Melt the butter in a saucepan and then remove from the heat.
  6. Add lemon juice, ginger, soy, chopped shallots and some salt and pepper.
  7. Pour over the fish.
  8. Bake the fish uncovered in a moderately slow oven for 40 - 50 minutes or till the fish is cooked. Baste it often with the juices while its cooking.
  9. Peel the other onion and slice it and the tomato.
  10. Half way through the cooking arrange the slices over the top of the fish alternately.


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