Recipe courtesy of YJ's Snack Bar

YJ's Fish and Banana Leaves

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  • Total: 28 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 18 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 banana leaves

1 pound tilapia fillets

2 baby squash, thinly sliced

1 red onion, thinly sliced

1 plantain, thinly sliced

A handful olives or raisins

1 lemon, cut into quarters

Olive oil, for drizzling

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Bitter orange peels


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Tear the banana leaves in half and place 4 ounces of tilapia in the center of each leaf. Lay vegetables and olives or raisins across the top of fish. Squeeze 1/4 lemon on each piece. Drizzle olive oil over top, season with salt and pepper, to taste and top with orange peels. Wrap ingredients in the leaves and bake for 15 to 18 minutes.