Easiest Caribbean Baked Fish Recipe

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This recipe combines my Grandmother's baked fish recipe with the flavours of St. Lucia...My grandmother called this dish Pescado Verde...or 'Green Fish'. Despite the slightly dodgey translation, you will love this super easy but special Caribbean favourite featuring celery, onions, garlic lemon and spices....

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Servings: 4-6


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  • 4 -6 fish fillets
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large Spanish or red onion, sliced thinly
  • 4 banana leaves or 6 x8 inch foil sheets or baking parhment paper.
  • thily sliced lemon slices
  • spinach leaves
  • butter for lining
  • For the Marinade:
  • 8 tablespoons Baron's Green Seasoniing. Available through Cuban Cuisine (www.cibancuisine.co.uk)
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon
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  1. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients for the marinade and mix well.
  2. Add the fish fillets, cover, and marinate in the refrigerator for at least an hour.
  3. Preheat the oven to 185 Celcius. and remove the fish from the marinade.
  4. Spread 1 tsp. of butter on each banana leaf or foil section.
  5. Lay a layer of spinach leaves, followed by a narrow row of lemon slices.
  6. Now lay a fillet on each leaf.
  7. Top with onion slices and marinade.
  8. Wrap the fillets, using string to tie the banana leaves, and bake for 30 minutes or until the fish flakes.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 253g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 396  
Calories from Fat 250 63%
Total Fat 28.37g 35%
Saturated Fat 9.41g 38%
Trans Fat 0.35g  
Cholesterol 79mg 26%
Sodium 199mg 8%
Potassium 874mg 25%
Total Carbs 20.04g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3.4g 11%
Sugars 9.66g 6%
Protein 15.57g 25%
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