Greek Fish Baked In Grapevine Leaves

Course : Greek
Serves: 5
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5 medium whole fish -- cleaned heads left on
2 tablespoons olive oil -- (or more)
1 medium lemon -- (juice only)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
1 tablespoon chopped fresh fennel
1 teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper
3 fillets anchovy fillets rinsed minced or mashed
2 tablespoons butter
15 large grapevine leaves
6 slices lemon slices
1 bunch fennel leaves

Preparation / Directions:

Wash and dry the fish. In a glass or earthenware bowl, beat the oil, lemon juice, parsley, thyme, fennel, and a pinch each of salt and pepper. Dip each fish in the mixture, turning to coat and allow to marinate an hour or two in the refrigerator. Remove the fish from marinade and drain. Meanwhile, beat the anchovies and butter together and spread on the fish with a knife. Wrap each fish in grapevine leaves and place, seam side down, in an attractive baking- serving dish. Bake in a moderate oven (350F) for 30 minutes. Serve hot, garnished with lemon and fennel.

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