Crispy Oven-Baked Basa Fish

Crispy Oven-Baked Basa Fish


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Basa fish (Vietnamese catfish) is sometimes sold under the name bocourti. You could also substitute any other mild-flavoured white fish.


Serves: 4 

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 1 teaspoon capers
  • 1 teaspoon tomato sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco
  • 500g basa fish (Vietnamese catfish) fillets
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup finely crushed Melba toast
  • 1 dash salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 lemon, sliced

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees C.
  2. In a bowl, thoroughly blend the mayonnaise, mustard, capers, tomato sauce, paprika and Tabasco.
  3. Brush the basa fillets with olive oil and roll in the crushed Melba toast to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Arrange the fish in a baking dish and top with garlic and lemon slices.
  4. Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven or until fish is easily flaked with a fork and coating is lightly browned. Serve with the mayonnaise sauce mixture.

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