Baked Fish in Tomato Sauce

One of these recipes handed down from many generation, I know my mother got it from her mother Zephira.

Serves 8

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11/2 kilo kingklip fish filleted or any white fish

1 onion, chopped

2 tablespoon oil

2 400g can peeled Italian tomatoes

2 cloves

1/4 cup dry white wine

1/2 teaspoon sugar

salt and black pepper

2 green peppers

1tbs cornflour

1 tablespoon chopped parsley




  • Preheat oven to 180C

  • Sauté onions and green peppers in oil until onions are soft and slightly brown.  Add wine, tomatoes, cloves, sugar, salt and pepper.

  • Cover pan and simmer for 20 min.

  • Mix cornflour with some of the juice in a cup. When mix pour it into sauce

  • Add chopped parsley.

  • Grease baking dish with oil or butter.  Put fish in dish and pour tomato sauce over.

  • Bake for 35 to 40 min or until if flakes easily with a fork.

  • Serve immediately or can be served next day when cold.

  • Rice, pasta or mash potatoes goes well with it.


PS: The basic ingredients and the simplicity of these dish gives its special Mediterranean touch.

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