Festive Fish Fillets

Recipe by duonyte
READY IN: 1hr 15mins


  • 10 -12
    ounces fish fillets (2)
  • 12
    cup chopped cilantro leaf
  • 3
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 12
    lemon, juice of
  • 1
    garlic clove, minced
  • 2
    medium onions, sliced
  • 1
    large tomatoes, chopped (about 8 oz.)
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350 deg. F.
  • Combine cilantro, garlic, lemon juice and 2 tbl. olive oil. Place in dish or plastic bag, and add fish fillets. Be sure fish is coated in marinade. Marinate for about 30 min., while completing rest of dish.
  • Grease baking dish with 1 tbl. olive oil. Distribute sliced onions on bottom, top with chopped tomato, and sprinkle with salt and freshly ground pepper. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes - onions should be soft.
  • Place fillets on tops of onion/tomatoes and drizzle marinade on top. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Return to oven and bake until fish is flaky, about 30 minutes.
  • Serve with rice or couscous.
  • Note: Cooking time will depend on thickness of fillet. If you use very thin fillets, you may need to remove them earlier and keep them warm, and return the onion/tomato mix to the oven. Total oven time should be about one hour.