This Mediterranean Baked Fish is so good. It has all the flavors of Greece, lemons, olives, garlic, oregano. Any firm white fish will work, tilapia, cod, snapper, your choice. Just serve with all the bits on top, a generous spoonful of the delicious pan juices and a side of plain white rice. Really delicious!
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All-Seasons, Casserole, Cooking for one, Healthy, Oven Baked, Simple, Week Night Dinner
I used tilapia, but any white firm fish will do.
Degree of Difficulty
2filletstilapia, halibut orsnapper
6-8wholesmall vine ripened tomatoescut in half
5-6wholeKalamata olives pitted and sliced in half
1/4red onionthinly sliced
2-3sprigsfresh parsleychopped, divided
black pepper freshly ground
Garnish, Kalamata olives and fresh chopped parsley
Gather all the ingredients before starting the recipe.
Pre heat oven to 400°F
Drizzle oil on the bottom of an oven proof casserole dish.
Add halved tomatoes, sliced red onion, drained capers, smashed garlic, juice and rind of 1/2 of a lemon and half of the chopped parsley. Season with kosher salt and freshly ground pepper. Toss to combine well.
Season fish with kosher salt, black pepper, oregano on both sides. Drizzle each side with remaining olive oil. Place seasoned fish on top of the vegetables, squeeze the juice of the other half lemon on the fish, add the lemon rind and 1/4 cup of chicken broth.
Place the baking pan, uncovered, in a pre heated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes.
Sprinkle dish with Kalamata olives and chopped parsley.
Serve with some of the tomato, onion and olives and some of the pan juices over each slice of fish,