Preparation / Directions:
Sift some salt and pepper together. Slash both sides of each fish three
times and rub salt and pepper mixture into cuts. Grease a baking tin with
butter, lay fish on it and pour over stock mixed with lime juice. Knead
with 1 oz. butter and dot resulting paste on fish. Cover with buttered
greaseproof paper and bake in a hot oven for 20 min. basting with melted
butter. Put cooked fish on a dish and keep hot. Pour liquid from baking
into a pan, add remaining butter, parsley and chives. Season with salt and
pepper to taste and cook, stirring until sauce is reduced to two-thirds.
over fish and serve with slices of lime.
Note: Jacks vary in size from very small, not much bigger than sprats, to
fish about the size of herring. In Grenada they are sometimes called
Women', no one knows how they got this name.
Prep time: 10 - 12 min.
Cooking time: 20-25 min.
Oven temp: 425 dregrees F