RECIPE | World’s Tastiest Fish Dish
I was hungover when I was first introduced to this fish dish. It was the morning after a raucous wedding and Hubby and I were having a full, grilled breakfast with friends. I mentioned I was cooking for some close friends the following week and it was then, in that moment that a wonderful friend suggested a dish she’d encountered; a fish recipe. It has morphed over the past ten years and been tweaked here and there and now, finally, it’s ready to be sent out into the world to change lives!
It is super-fast and easy to prepare. It tastes delicious and it’s packed with goodness. What’s not to love?
(To feed a family of 4/5)
- Large Oven Dish
- Fish – Enough, so that the bottom of your large oven dish is covered with meaty fish, you’ll know how much is enough to feed your family. Skinned and boned. I use whatever white fish is available: Cod loin, cod fillet, haddock, pollock, coley.
- Cherry Tomatoes – approx 350g
- Fine Green Beans – approx 150g
- Fresh Basil – 3 or 4 handfuls. The more the better.
- Fresh Mozzarella – 5 packs approx (though this depends on the size of your dish, I always get extra and then accidentally eat the leftovers with a few basil leaves and a glass of red wine as I’m washing up. Oops!)
- Salt and Pepper
- Rinse the fish and pat dry with some kitchen roll. Fill the base of your oven dish with the fish pieces and then season well with plenty of salt and pepper.
- Scatter a fine layer of green beans on top of the fish then cover with a layer of fresh basil leaves.
- Halve your cherry tomatoes and then layer these on top of the basil leaves. Season the tomatoes with salt and pepper and then add another layer of fresh basil leaves.
- Finally, top with thick slices of fresh mozzarella so that the entire dish is covered.
- Put in a pre-heated oven (190 C) for around 30-40 minutes or until the cheese is golden and bubbling.
- Serve with some warmed chunky bread or lashings of garlic bread – this is needed to mop up all the delicious juice that you’ll find at the bottom of the dish once you’ve served up.
Brands We Love
Thanks for reading this post, we hope that you enjoyed it. You can follow Girl About Blog Squad by clicking in the links below – keep up to date with Girl About news and Reviews.
Share this Article
Share it on your own social media channels or with friends
I’m a primary school teacher and I’m a mum to a beautiful, bright and bubbly six-year-old. I witness the ups and downs of wellbeing in children every day. Every parent faces the same dilemma – how to ensure the wellbeing of our children – particularly from a mental health perspective in a world that is more pressured than ever in more ways than one.
Before I move onto the impeccable five-course tasting menu, it’s only fair to mention that Grays Court is the only hotel in York with private access to the city’s mediaeval city walls and the view of the Minster from some of the hotel’s well-appointed rooms is incredible. There’re only 12 rooms making this little piece of 12th century Jacobean real-estate more like a rather large and rather plush family home than a hotel.
Food trucks offering an epic selection of food flavours from across the world hosted under the iconic railway arches of Glasgow Central station. This place ticks all my boxes – kid-friendly, dogs welcome, great food selection, beer to keep the hubby happy (including a microbrewery within), play area to burn off some toddler energy – but not compromising on style, decent wine if required or cool location.
Thyme Café is the perfect balance between eating in a nice establishment, without feeling awkward for taking small children. Great food, where the standard does not drop for the kid’s menu.
Loads of tasty choices on the menu, enough to keep you wanting to go back several times over!!