Baked Wrapped Tilapia

READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Topping
  • 1
    inch cube fresh gingerroot, finely chopped (or grated)
  • 2
    garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped (or grated)
  • 2
    green onions, finely chopped (green part only)
  • fresh chili pepper, to taste
  • 1
    cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2
    tablespoons grapeseed oil (or safflower)
  • 1
    dash toasted sesame oil
  • 1
    dash soy sauce
  • 1
  • 4
    teaspoons dark maple syrup
  • Tilapia
  • 4
    (4 ounce) fresh tilapia fillets (or other firm-fleshed whitefish)
  • 4
    large banana leaves (or unbleached parchment paper)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400°F
  • Combine all topping ingredients in a bowl.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place a fillet on each banana leaf and divide topping evenly among them, spreading it over the top.
  • Fold each banana leaf over to form a packet around each fillet and seal the edge of each packet with a small piece of aluminum foil, crimping it tightly. Place on a baking sheet and bake 25 to 30 minutes.
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