Fish topped with fried mushrooms

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2.5 kg - whole fish
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 large cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2 tbsp - corn oil
  • 2 tsp - grated ginger
  • 1 bunch fresh coriander, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tbsp - ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 cup - low fat yoghurt
  • 3/4 cup - finely chopped coriander leaves, extra
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges
  • 2 cups - thinly sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp - low fat butter
  • .5 cup - finely chopped onion

How to Make Fish topped with fried mushrooms

  • Line a large ovenproof dish with aluminum foil.
  • Make sure to extend the foil over the edges on all 4 sides.
  • Make 4 to 5 slits in each side of the fish. Place the fish on the foil.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan.
  • Add onion, garlic and ginger.
  • Stir and cook until onion is lightly browned.
  • Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and ground coriander.
  • Stir and cook for 2-3 mins.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Puree chopped coriander with the onion mixture and yoghurt.
  • Pour the coriander and yoghurt mixture over the fish.
  • Turn the fish over to coat well on both sides.
  • Cover the fish completely with foil then refrigerate overnight. Next day remove the fish from the refrigerator and leave at room temperature for 30-40 mins. for baking.
  • Cover in foil and bake in moderately hot oven for about 50 mins. or until fish is tender and cooked.
  • In a small frying pan, combine butter, onions and mushrooms.
  • Stir-fry until mushrooms are well browned and slightly crisp.
  • Sprinkle the sauteed mushrooms and extra coriander on the fish. Garnish with lemon wedges and serve hot.