Mediterranean baked snapper

Flavoursome Mediterranean Baked Snapper recipe

Mediterranean baked snapper

Bring some sunshine to your kitchen with this Mediterranean style baked red snapper recipe. Quick and easy to prepare with the oven doing most of the work! The vegetable juices make a delicious marinade for a recipe that is naturally gluten free and dairy free.

SERVES: 2 PREP TIME: 15 mins COOK TIME: 30 mins


  • 1 large whole snapper (or 2 small whole snapper)
  • ½ cup lingurian olives (or Mediterranean olives in olive oil)
  • 4 or 5 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup flat leaf parsley, leaves only
  • 3 lemons, grated rind
  • 200-300 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat fan forced oven to 180°C.
  2. Peel and slice the garlic.
  3. Spread the garlic onto the bottom of a baking dish.
  4. Wash the fish and pat dry with a kitchen paper towel – this is optional
  5. Place the fish on top of the garlic.
  6. Mix together in a medium sized bowl: parsley, lemon rind, Mediterranean olives and tomatoes and pour the mixture over the fish.
  7. Place the baking dish in the oven for approximately 30 minutes (or when the fish is just cooked through and juicy).
  8. Serve on a plate with the juices and mixture drizzled over the fish.


  • Serve with a fresh Cucumber & Coriander Salad or Warm Gluten Free Asian Vegetable Salad or some roasted vegetables.
  • Or you can substitute Red Emperor, Red Mullet, Sea Bass, Sea Bream or Gilthead Bream instead of Snapper.
  • Try adding some fresh thyme or rosemary to the tomato mix.

Dietary Requirements

Gluten Free  |  Dairy Free  |  Sugar Free  |  Yeast Free  |  Soy Free  |  Egg Free  |  Nut Free  

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