Zippy Coconut Baked Fish Recipe
- 1/3 cup butter, melted
- 3 tablespoons orange juice
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- 2 teaspoons ground ginger
- 1 to 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
- 1 cup dry bread crumbs
- 8 red snapper, bass or turbot fillets (6 ounces each)
- CHUTNEY SAUCE:
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup mango chutney
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon curry powder
- 1. Preheat oven to 425°. In a shallow bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. In another shallow bowl, combine coconut and bread crumbs. Dip fillets in butter mixture, then coat with coconut mixture. Transfer to a 15x10x1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray.
- 2. Bake 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the sauce ingredients. Serve with fish. Yield: 8 servings.
TEST KITCHEN TIP Because fish fillets vary in thickness, the baking time may vary depending on what type of fish you use.
1 each: 368 calories, 26g fat (12g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 556mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.
Reviews for Zippy Coconut Baked Fish
"I had a similar dish at a resort called Coconut Mahi-mahi. I used mahi-mahi instead of the suggested fish and it turned out great. The sauce was spicy and complimented the sweetness of the coconut. Thanks for the recipe!"