Sunday, November 4, 2007

Arabian Baked Fish

Arabian Baked Fish
Makes 6-8 servings

1 large bass or whitefish (3-4 lbs)
dash of sea salt to taste
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 large onions, chopped and sauteed in olive oil
2 to 2-1/2 cups tahini sauce (see below)

Wash fish and dry thoroughly. Sprinkle with salt and lemon juice. Let stand for 30 minutes. Drain fish. Place in baking pan after brushing with oil. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 30 minutes at 400 degrees F.

Cover with sauteed onions and tahini sauce, and add a dash of salt. Return to oven and bake until fish is easily flaked with a fork (30 - 40 minutes)

Garnish with lemon slices and parsley

Tahini Sauce
1 cup organic tahini
juice of 3 lemons
2 cloves of garlic, crushed
2-3 tsp. salt
1/4 cup dried, organic parsley flakes or fresh parsley, copped finely

In a bowl, mix all ingredients. Add enough water to make a thick sauce. Makes 2 cups.

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