Fish in a Pouch with Asian Flavors Print Email

2 fresh fish fillets (use a firm white fish)
2 inch ginger, peeled and grated
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 scallions, chopped
2 jalapeños, stemmed, seeded, and chopped
1 cup cilantro, chopped
2 tablespoons canola oil
Dash of sesame oil
Dash of soy sauce
Dash fish sauce
1 tablespoon maple syrup
Salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 400°F. Meanwhile lay the fillets, skin side down, on a piece of parchment paper or foil that will easily fit them.

In a bowl, stir together the ginger, garlic, scallion, jalapeño, cilantro, canola oil, sesame oil, soy sauce, fish sauce, maple syrup, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Distribute this mixture on top of the fish. Wrap the parchment paper or foil around the fish to form a packet; seal. Place in oven; cook 10 to 12 minutes.

Remove fish from the oven and unwrap. - serves 2