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How to Cook Roasted Maya-Maya (Red Snapper) with Vegetables

Roasted maya-maya or red snapper is a simple yet elegant dish. The wine and lemon adds continental flavor to the dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: red snapper, roasted maya-maya
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 183kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 1/2 kilos whole maya-maya fish red snapper, scaled and cleaned
  • 1/2 cup olive oil divided
  • 1/2 kilo potatoes sliced into cubes
  • 1 medium red bell pepper sliced into squares
  • 1 medium green bell pepper sliced into squares
  • 1 medium carrot sliced into circles
  • 1 cup sliced onion leeks white part only, sliced diagonally into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


How to cook Roasted Maya-Maya with Vegetables:

  • Preheat oven to 275 °F. In a large roasting pan combine 1/4 cup of the olive oil with potatoes.
  • Season with salt and pepper and roast potatoes for about 30 minutes.
  • Stir in bell peppers, carrots, leeks and wine. Toss gently avoid breaking the potatoes.
  • Rub fish with salt, lemon juice and remaining oil. Arrange on top of vegetables.
  • Return to oven and roast 30 - 35 minutes or until fish is cooked through.
  • Let fish stand for 10 minutes. Drizzle with the pan juices before serving.
  • You can serve it with hot steaming rice.