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BAKED CORVINA WITH TOMATOES

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. corvina, skinless
  • 2 TBLS olive oil
  • kosher salt/black pepper
  • 1 pint (10 oz) cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 6 garlic cloves, smashed
  • juice of one orange
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 TBLS capers, rinsed
  • 1/4 C dry white wine
  • crushed red pepper flakes, optional
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What is Corvina? It is similar to sea bass in that it has a firm, yet flaky flesh. Corvina has a mild, sweet flavor. I would highly recommend for those who do not prefer a strong, fishy taste. This recipe for Baked Corvina with Tomatoes is quite similar to my recipe for Cod with Cherry Tomatoes. The use of white wine and citrus forms this incredible sauce while baking. Pair with steamed rice and spinach for one incredible healthy and delicious meal that can be on your dinner table in under thirty minutes.

If you are local to Charlotte, you can find Corvina at The Carolina Meat & Fish Co. Not local? They can ship to you! Can’t find corvina? Feel free to substitute with any flaky, white fish. Cod, snapper, halibut, sole or sea bass would be great alternatives. Plan on a six to eight ounce serving of fish per person.

I kind of failed at taking photos throughout the process of making this dish. Click here to view my short video on Tiktok creating this recipe for Baked Corvina with Tomatoes.

two pieces of corvina in a cast iron pan with cherry tomatoes and capers

HOW TO MAKE BAKED CORVINA WITH TOMATOES

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Generously, season both sides of the corvina filets with kosher salt and black pepper. Line the bottom of a baking dish, or cast iron pan with one tablespoon of olive oil. As you know by now, I am in love with using cast iron for almost everything I prepare in my kitchen. This 12″ cast iron pan from Lodge is so versatile. I highly recommend this as a starter.

Place the fish in the pan and coat with just a touch more olive oil. Throw in the halved cherry tomatoes and smashed garlic cloves. Squeeze the orange and lemon juice on top of the fish. Add the capers and drizzle the white wine on top of everything. For a touch of heat, sprinkle on a few crushed red pepper flakes.

Cover with foil and bake for about twenty minutes. Covering the fish with foil with allow it to steam and retain its moistness. As the fish steams, the tomatoes will break down and form this amazing sauce once paired with the wine and citrus.

TO PLATE AND SERVE THE BAKED CORVINA WITH TOMATOES

Easily enough, once the fish is perfectly baked make use of that incredible sauce. Steam up your favorite rice, or for a quick alternative use my favorite microwavable rice from VeeTee. It only takes two minutes, and I swear you will not even notice that it came from a package. Add sautéed spinach and you not only have a quick and easy weeknight meal, but also one that is super healthy and incredibly delicious.

two pieces of corvina in a cast iron pan with cherry tomatoes and capers

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