Whole baked snapper with lemon and caper berries

Serves 4
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3 lemons 1 whole snapper, about 1.5-2kg olive oil salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 red onion 12 caper berries 20 kalamata olives ┬╝ bunch continental parsley


Preheat oven to 200┬░CTear off 2 pieces of aluminium foil large enough to wrap the whole fish Slice 2 of the lemons into rounds and layer in the middle of the piece of aluminium foil and drizzle olive oil over Place the snapper on top of the lemon slices and season with salt and pepper Peel and finely slice the red onion, quarter the caper berries and pip and slice the olives Place them all into a mixing bowl and drizzle over some olive oil and lemon juice Toss and pile on top of the snapper Wrap in the aluminium foil to make a sealed package and place onto a baking tray Bake for about 30-40 minutes until fish is cooked Remove from the oven, carefully open the aluminium foil and slide the snapper onto a serving platter Sprinkle over chopped parsley and serve immediately
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