Marinated fish baked with coconut

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  • to serve


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By Sri Owen

Published 1980

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This is one of those useful recipes which can be used for almost any fish, whole or in steaks or in fillets. I have used the recipe for both turbot steaks and whole, cleaned trout, with good results.


  • 1 kg ( lb) fish


Then lay the fish side by side in a casserole, and pour over them the marinade plus the clarified butter or olive oil. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes at gas mark 4 (about 350°F).

While waiting, chop the shallots and garlic finely; and, if you are using terasi, crush this to a paste with the garlic. Fry in a little olive oil until slightly browned, and add the chilli powder, sugar, lemo