Baked Snapper with an Oriental Mandarin Sauce

Baked Snapper with an Oriental Mandarin Sauce


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Red Snapper is cooked to perfection in a sweet Oriental sauce that contains mandarins, ginger, lime, soy sauce and a touch of chilli flakes.


Serves: 4 

  • 4 (125g) fillets red snapper
  • 2 mandarins, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 pinch chilli flakes
  • 2 teaspoons finely diced fresh ginger
  • 2 mandarin oranges, peeled and diced
  • 1/3 cup unsalted cashews, roughly chopped
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced

Preparation:18min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 225 degrees C.
  2. Arrange the snapper fillets in a single layer in the bottom of a lightly greased shallow baking dish.
  3. In a medium bowl stir together the mandarin juice, lime juice, brown sugar, soy sauce and sesame oil.
  4. Mix in the chilli flakes, ginger and mandarin. Pour over the snapper in the dish.
  5. Bake uncovered for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven until fish is opaque.
  6. Transfer fillets to serving plates and spoon the sauce over them. Garnish with a sprinkle of cashews and spring onion.

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