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How to Cook Baked Fish Fillet with Capers

Capers are not indigenous in the Philippines and it is native to the Mediterranean which is why many dishes there contains capers.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: baked fish fillet, capers
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 189kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo fish fillet labahita, cream dory or lapu-lapu
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 lemons sliced thinly, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped capers
  • 1/4 cup coriander or cilantro wansoy leaves, divided
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil


How to cook Baked Fish Fillet with Capers:

  • Preheat oven to 350 °F. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper. Let stand at room temperature about 10-15 minutes.
  • In a baking dish arrange half of the lemon . Put fish on top of lemon slices.
  • Sprinkle with capers and remaining lemon and half of the coriander leaves. Pour oil all over the fish.
  • Bake, uncovered, about 30-45 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Remove from oven and transfer fish to a serving platter. Spoon oil over fish.
  • Serve fish garnished with remaining coriander.