Baked fish (Haitian style)

Delices Creoles: Eat. Love. A la Creole! to expect? Prep time: 30mns Cooking: 15mns Difficulty level: Easy

What you need?

  • 6 flounder or tilapia fillets
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red or orange bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 hot or jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

What to do?

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Place flounder fillets in baking dish.
  • Mix lime juice, parsley, and salt together in a small bowl. Pour over fillets.
  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil, onion, peppers, and garlic; cook and stir until tender, about 8 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, orange juice, seasoning, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil. Remove from heat.
  • Spread 3/4 of the mixture over the fillets in the baking dish.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until fillets flake easily with a fork, 10 to 13 minutes.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Serve remaining mixture alongside fillets.

Delices Creoles’ twitst: Cover one side of the fish with bread crumbs for crunchier fish.

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