Oven Roasted Tambaqui

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Do you like fish? Then this recipe was made for you! Today I'm going to teach you how to prepare a delicious Tambaqui Assado de Oven, a true delight that is great for a family weekend lunch.

The recipe is simple and practical to make, even for those who do not have much experience with the kitchen. Tambaqui Assado de Forno has a preparation time of 190 minutes, yielding up to 6 servings, ideal for the whole family.

Making the tambaqui roasted in the oven is super simple and practical, you can trust it.

Basically, you just have to clean and wash the fish, and after that, you need to season the piece and let the seasoning set in the meat. Soon after, just take the fish to bake in aluminum foil for a few minutes.

To finish, just remove the aluminum foil and leave it in the oven for a few more minutes, until it is golden.

Ready, your tambaqui will be ready and you can enjoy this wonder with your family.

This recipe is good precisely because it manages to make the dough very soft and allows the seasoning to take on very well.

It's great to be served with salt or same White rice.

My tip is that you prepare it today or at the weekend lunch for your family. I'm sure it will please everyone and they will ask for more.

Enough talk and let's get to what really matters here. Keep reading, roll up your sleeves, separate each of the ingredients and come see how to make an excellent Baked Tambaqui in the Oven.

Ingredients for Baked Tambaqui

  • 1 unit of tambaqui of 3 kg
  • 4 units of lemon
  • 3 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 onion cut in the middle
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Optional pepper to taste

How to make Oven Roasted Tambaqui


First open the fish's belly to clean it well. Then make some cross cuts on both sides of the fish. And wash with water and 2 lemons


Place a bowl and add the juice of 2 lemons, garlic, salt and pepper to taste. Let marinate for at least 1 hour up to 3 hours if preferred. That way, it gets good seasoning.


After that time, it's time to bake. Take the fish, place it in a large aluminum foil, and over the fish pass onion and olive oil, sprinkle salt if necessary.

to bake

Now wrap, closing the aluminum foil with the fish already seasoned and place it on a glass platter or cake pan to be able to bake.

Wrapping Up

Bake in a preheated oven at 190°C for 20 minutes. After the minutes, remove the foil and turn the fish over and finish roasting until golden brown.


When it's golden, it's ready. Just serve your Oven Roasted Tambaqui with rice, salad, puree or as you wish. Enjoy your food.

Now that you've learned how to make this delicious Oven Roasted Tambaqui, how about also knowing other very tasty and practical recipes that we have here on the blog My Recipes? We have many options for snacks, treats and other delicious delicacies to make your day better.