FISH - Flash baked with macadamias
This is my very fave way to cook fish and inspired by the wonderful Annabel Langbein. I prefer a firm fleshed fish but it definitely doesn't have to be expensive. I rarely pay more than $20/kg and get a nice reef fish caught locally. However Orange Roughy and John Dory is fabulous if you've had a bonus payout!
I won't give any measurements in the recipe - just do a John Wayne on this one ......
Grease your favourite oven dish
Melt some butter in a microwave jug and then toast some chopped macadamia pieces in the butter in the microwave. It only takes a few seconds.
Place your pieces of skinned and boned fish into the oven dish, squirt with lemon juice and sprinkle with a little salt & pepper. I like to incorporate some garlic at this point, also. Spread with a lavish amount of buttered macadamias.
(As an extra you might like to place some dill or fennel over the fillets, even a little tarragon. Be careful - the flavours might be a bit oppressive.)
Now, cover tightly with tinfoil and bake briefly in a moderate oven until just done ...... perhaps around 6 to 10 minutes depending on the amount you're cooking.
If you're like me you enjoy your fish underdone which, actually, is properly done.
ooohh my mouth is watering! ENJOY!