Easy Baked Fish with Garlic and Basil

Apr 5th 2021

Fish is one of the most versatile type of meats out there, you can fry it, grill it, bake it and in some countries, they even make raw fish with vinegar with some vegetables. It's one of the most healthy type of foods and most of them are full of Omega 3 oil, which is good for the heart. Indulge yourself with this easy baked fish with garlic and basil recipe and enjoy it with your family and friends.

This recipe is from The Mediterranean Dish and don't forget to click on the ingredients to get them.


  • 2lb fish fillet like halibut
  • 10 garlic cloves, minced
  • 15 basil leaves, sliced into ribbons
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 bell peppers any color, sliced
  • 2 shallots, peeled and sliced


Step 1

Pat fish fillet dry and season with salt and pepper on both sides.

Step 2

Place the fish in a large zip-top bag. Add the oregano, coriander, paprika, minced garlic, basil, extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice. Zip the bag shut and massage to be sure the fish is evenly coated in the marinade. Marinated for 30 minutes or up tp 1 hour in the fridge.

Step 3

Heat oven to 425 degrees F.

Step 4

Arrange bell peppers and shallots in the bottom of a 9 x 13 baking dish. Place the fish on top and pour the marinade over it.

Step 5

Bake in heated oven for 15 minutes or until fish is done and flakes easily.