The Food of North Africa
  Egyptian Red Snapper
  in Red Pepper-Mint Sauce

Ingredients

6 8 ounce red snapper fillets
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 Large Spanish onion
2 Cloves garlic
1 Red pepper, charred, skinned and chopped
  Cayenne pepper to taste
5 Mint leaves
½ Tablespoon dried thyme
3 Teaspoons lemon juice

Process

1

To make the sauce sauté onions in olive oil until golden.

2

Add garlic, red pepper and remaining ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes.

3

Pour sauce over snapper fillets and bake covered in a 350° oven for 18 minutes.

4

Serve over rice or couscous.


Serves six

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