Jamaican baked fish is an simple, delicious dish for fish lovers. Easy to prepare, this is a sure pleaser for the whole gang.
Step by step method
Pre-heat oven to 190°C/375°F.
In a large saucepan melt 2 Tbsps. margarine. Add scotch bonnet pepper, chopped thyme, garlic and onion and sauté for 1 minute. Add rice, stock and tomato juice, stir well. Cover and leave to simmer over flames for 25 minutes or until rice grains are tender. Set aside.
In a large bowl place diced tomato, corn, parsley and cooked rice. Combine well.
Clean and wash fish in a solution of vinegar and water. Make diagonal cuts on sides of fish. Season with fish seasoning, rub inside and outside of fish using 1 Tbsp. margarine, then stuff fish with rice mixture.
Using remainder of margarine, grease aluminum foil, wrap stuffed fish in the prepared foil, place on a baking tray and bake for about an hour.
Serve fish on a platter, drizzled with fish and meat Sauce.