Whole baked snapper

Prep 5 Mins

Cooking 50 Mins

Level easy

Serve 6

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1.6 Kg whole snapper, scaled and cleaned salt and pepper
2 tomatoes, diced
1 small lemon, sliced into rounds
3 spring onions, green part only, roughly chopped
handful lemon thyme leaves
olive oil
5 large potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces



Preheat oven to 180°C.
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Place a large sheet of aluminium foil (enough to enclose fish) in the base of a large baking dish. Lay fish on top. Score the fish with two or three deep cuts on either side.
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Season fish cavity with salt and pepper, then place tomatoes, lemon slices, spring onions and lemon thyme inside.
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Drizzle with olive oil, then secure foil around the fish.
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Arrange potatoes around fish and drizzle with some more oil. Bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes or until fish flesh flakes easily with a fork and potatoes are golden and cooked through.
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Preparation Time : 5 Mins, Cooking Time : 50 Mins

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