Sunday, 6 July 2014

Lemon Garlic Baked Fish Fillets

Everyone seems to be getting sick right now!  In fact, it is very common to get sick during this warm and humid period.  Outside temperature is as high as 34-35°C, while the air-conditioned room is at 23-25°C.  Really have to take extra precautions when walking in and out the air-conditioned rooms as sudden changes in temperature affect the respiratory system.

Other than regular exercise to keep our immune system up and running,  we need to watch out our intake to have balanced and healthy meal.  You probably know that lemon is high in Vitamin C, which helps to boost the immune system. Do you know that garlic is powerful against infectious diseases like cold and flu? It all thanks to its antioxidant , antiviral and antibiotic properties. 

That's one of the reason I decided to cook fish fillets with lemon and garlic today. Both lemon and garlic are powerful immune boosters. They are the best cold remedy at home.  I love this recipe also because it is quick and easy. It takes about 10 minutes to prepare and if you serve with pre-prepared brown rice, you can have a super healthy meal done in just about half an hour. 


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh Chinese parsley leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 6 grouper fillets (500g)
  • Salt and freshly cracked black pepper
Directions :
  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F).
  2. Pat fish fillets dry with paper towel and dust with salt and black pepper.
  3. Place the fish fillets in a baking dish. Sprinkle with minced garlic, parsley leaves, lemon zest. Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice. Bake for 15-18 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle with freshly cracked black pepper. Serves 4.

1 comment:

  1. Your Lemon Garlic Baked Fish looks wonderful, we would just love it. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great week and come back soon!
    Miz Helen


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