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Oven Baked Pomfret with Virgin Coconut Oil Marinade Recipe

Seafood can be extremely healthy and nutritious when combined with the right cooking technique and ingredients. Add virgin coconut oil to the list and make it super healthy. Today’s dish celebrates the soft, succulent taste of the pomfret. A much loved fish across the country, pomfret is ideal for oven baking which keeps its flesh moist and soft. A marinade with virgin coconut oil, spices, aromatics and herbs are used to season the fish. Pair with a simple garden salad and dinner is sorted.

Cooking time: 30min
Serves: 4

#Method: 1. Heat the oven to 180°C (fan forced). 2. Score the flesh of the pomfret and season with salt; keep aside. 3. In a bowl, mix the coconut oil with the remaining ingredients to make the marinade. 4. Line a tray with baking paper and place the pomfrets inside. 5. Spread half of the marinade evenly on one side of the fish, turn over and spread the remaining. 6. Bake for 10 minutes; remove and carefully flip the fish over. 7. Continue to bake for another 10 – 15 minutes. 8. Serve warm with a salad. Note: • If you are using a conventional oven, increase the temperature by 15°C. • This recipe can also be used with other types of seafood.