January 15, 2011

Banana steamed fish

large size Banana leaf
fresh basil (scented leaf)
salt and pepper to taste
whole fish fillet ( your choice of fish, I used salmon in this recipe)

season fish with salt and pepper, add a couple of basil leafs in-between the 2 fillets. marinate over night.
Clean banana leaf and wrap around the marinated fish
Turn oven on to 375f, place wrapped fish on a tray. leave in the oven for 25mins
Unwrap and serve.


Ifunanya "IFNA" said...

that looks extremely sexy and rich. I just don't know where to find banana leaves. I am definitely going to give this a try!!!! add Some shrimp and red pepper for flare. Definitely will impress the masses! kudos!

9jaFOODie said...

Thank u!!!....they sell frozen banana leaf in most asian grocery stores, most large grocery chains with ethnic food section also carries them (frozen).
let me know ao it turns out when you make it!

Blessing said...

OH gosh that looks goooooooooddddddddd!!!

9jaFOODie said...

Thanks @ Blessing.

Ifunanya "IFNA" said...

My Love ... I have tagged you with a Versatile Blog Award. Being that I am giving you the reward I am allowing you break the rule, you do not have to participate with all the banters associate with these tags, your food will suffice. Keep those recipes coming! Check my blog to receive your award.

9jaFOODie said...

awwwwwwwwwwwww....I am gonna cryyyyyyyyyy...so honored so so honored :)