Fiji: Banana Fish Bake with Rice

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Fiji is known for it’s beautiful beaches and rich culture and is also home to many delicious foods. There are more than 800 islands that make up Fiji.

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Foods are usually steamed, boiled, and roasted. Common Fijian staples include taro, cassava, seafood, chicken, pork, beef, and assortments of tropical fruits. The cuisine of Fiji is influenced by India & China, and other surrounding cultures. 

The dish that I am presenting today is called Banana Fish Bake, which is a recipe that I found in a cookbook called World Cuisine at Home: International Family Menus & Recipes

Banana Fish Bake with Rice – Recipe adapted from World Cuisine at Home: International Family Menus & Recipes

4 White Fish Fillets ( I used cod)

salt & pepper, to taste

4 ripe bananas, peeled & sliced

1 onion, sliced

15 oz. can Coconut Milk

Preheat the oven to 350 F.

Place 4 pieces of aluminum foil onto a cookie sheet. Place a cod fillet onto each piece of aluminum foil and sprinkle with salt & pepper. 

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Top with a layer of bananas and then onions.

Fold the aluminum foil to make a pouch and then pour the coconut milk over the fish.

Fold the foil and leave a small vent at the top.

Bake in the oven for 30 to 45 min. or until fish is cooked and tender.

Serve fish over rice.

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