COPPER POT BAKED FISH
4 x 250 g Catfish Fillets/Cutlets (or hake fillets)
First prepare the sauce. Heat the oil, add onion and red pepper and sauté for a few minutes. Add chopped tomatoes and remaining ingredients for sauce. Simmer for 10 minutes.
Season fillets/cutlets with salt and peppers. Place in a greased baking dish and dot with a little butter. Cover top of fillets with sauce. Place a bay leaf on each fillet. Cover with a lid or secure with foil. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 °C for 10 - 12 minutes. Sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley and serve with fresh veggies, mashed potatoes or savory rice.
The freshwater fish can be substituted for any fresh line fish from the sea