Baked fish with banana

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  • 600 gms tarakihi, gurnard or similar fish
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 small bananas
  • 20 sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • black pepper to season


  1. Cut 4 x 30cm circles from baking paper(not greaseproof)- a dinner plate makes a good guide.
  2. Preheat oven to 220 C
  3. Place a 1/4 of the fish on half of the paper circle, 1.5 cm from the edge on. Do all same to all 4 circles.Squeeze over a little lemon juice. Cover fish with a single layer of sliced banana, then squeeze a little more lemon juice.
  4. Place approx. 5 sprigs of rosemary on top of each serving. Season with pepper
  5. Fold the baking paper over , creasing the edges firmly, to form a tight parcel on a baking tray. Baking for 8- 10 mins , until the fish turns white.
  6. Serve with a salad and potatoes or fresh bread.

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