"When I'm at a Chinese restaurant having a hard time with chopsticks, I always hope that there's a Chinese kid at an American restaurant somewhere who's struggling mightily with a fork."--Rick Budinich

Baked snapper with chilli,ginger and basil Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Baked snapper with chilli,ginger and basil, by , is from The Upper Hunter Family Day Care Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

lily miller
Added: Wednesday, June 24, 2009


1(approx 700g) whole red snapper
1/2 cup fresh thai basil leaves
2 T peanut oil
2 T fish sauce
2 cloves garlic,minced
1 tsp minced fresh ginger
2 small red chillis,seeded and diced
1 yellow capsicum,seeded and diced
1 T brown sugar
1 T rice vinegar
2 T water
2 tomatoes,seeded and sliced
5 thai basil leaves for garnish

1.Pre-heat oven 190
2.Line a roasting pan with aluminum foil
3.Stuff the cavity of the snapper with the basil leaves and set aside
4.Heat the oil in a large frypan over high heat until it begins to smoke.Place the snapper in the frypan,and quickly brown on both sides,about 1 min in total. Place the fish into the roasting pan,and sprinkle with fish sauce.Reserve the oil in the frypan.
5.Bake the fish until the flesh flakes easily with a fork,25-30 mins
6.Heat the remaining peanut oil over medium heat.Stir in the garlic,ginger,chillis and capsicum and cook until the capsicum has softened,about 5 mins.
7.Stir in the sugar,rice vinegar,water,and tomatoes.
8.Bring to a simmer over med heat until thickened to desired consistency.Pour over the snapper with extra basil leaves to serve.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!