Bali Baked Fish

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Chelley-Chelle

A recipe picked up from the food network a few years ago. A nice flavorful way to eat baked fish.

Top Review by Laowai wife

I just returned from a trip to Bali where I picked up some tamarind so I thought I would try this recipe out. We enjoyed it. I was a little apprehensive as it is not the most appetizing looking but it is really flavourful-a tangy lemon taste. I didn't add any mint as I don't like mint in my food. I did consider using basil but did not. I would make this again. It is tasty and healthy way to eat fish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Pat dry the fish fillets, season with salt and pepper, and arrange in a shallow baking dish.
  3. In a blender or food processor combine the onion, garlic, gingerroot, tamarind paste, sesame oil, cumin, salt to taste, and 2 tablespoons water and blend until smooth.
  4. Pour mixture over fish, coating both sides.
  5. Bake fish, covered with foil, in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until it flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Transfer fillets to a serving dish, correct seasoning, adding more salt if necessary, and drizzle with lemon juice.
  7. Garnish with mint.

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