Moroccan Baked Fish Recipe

Morocco is a North African country, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Spices like paprika, cumin and saffron are widely used in Moroccan food. A firm fleshed fish like salmon or basa fish is used to make this dish.  Basa fish, Black pepper powder, Salt, Garlic, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves, Parsley leaves, Homemade tomato puree, Cumin powder (Jeera), Saffron strands, Paprika powder, Lemon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Onions, Black olives   500 grams Basa fish , salmon or any white firm fleshed fish (1 fillet) For marination 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon Salt 4 cloves Garlic , crushed 4 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped 4 sprig Parsley leaves 1/2 cup Homemade tomato puree 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera) 1 pinch Saffron strands 2 teaspoons Paprika powder 1 Lemon , juiced 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Onions , julienned 1/4 cup Black olives , sliced and pitted     30   35     To begin making the Moroccan Baked Fish Recipe,combine garlic, parsley, cilantro, cumin powder, paprika and saffron, lemon juice and tomato puree, salt, pepper powder and half the olive oil in a large bowl.Add the fish fillet to the bowl and coat the fish well with the marinade.Cover and marinate in the fridge for 2 hours.Into a preheated pan add some olive oil, onions and saute till the onions turn translucent. Once done add the sliced olives and saute for a few seconds. Turn off the heat and keep aside. Preheat the oven at 200 C for 5 Minutes. Spread the roasted onions in a baking dish. Arrange the marinated fish fillets over the roasted onions.Bake it for 25 Minutes until the fish is cooked through.While serving, take a plate and place a piece of Moroccan Baked Fish and drizzle a little of the gravy released into the pan on top.Serve Moroccan Baked Fish on its own with a glass of wine and some Rustic Rosemary Garlic Zucchini Bread Recipe.