Soy, apricot and chilli-spiced snoek

Are you planning on eating more healthily in the New Year? Then this delicious recipe is for you!


10 lemon slices, for cooking and serving
1 (800g) PnP frozen braai snoek, defrosted
Salt and milled pepper
2 Tbsp (30ml) butter
¼ cup (60ml) soy sauce or tamari
¼ cup (60ml) smooth apricot jam
1 Tbsp (15ml) lemon juice
1 tsp (5ml) chilli flakes
Microgreens and fresh coriander, for serving


  • SeasoPreheat oven to 180°C or prepare medium-hot coals on the fire.
  • Arrange a layer of lemon slices on a foil-lined baking tray or braai grid and top with snoek. Season fish lightly.
  • Melt butter, soy sauce, jam, lemon juice and chilli in a saucepan, whisking to make sure it’s smooth.
  • Brush fish lightly with sauce, reserving some for basting.
  • Bake or braai for 20-25 minutes, basting every 4-5 minutes.
  • Serve fish hot with lemon slices, garnished with microgreens and coriander.

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