How to make baked stuffed fish

Use cod, haddock, mackerel, herrings or trout for this tasty and healthy recipe

Written by spunout


About this recipe

  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • Utensils needed: Casserole dish


  • 8 small fillets of fish
  • 60g brown breadcrumbs (2 slices)
  • 1 onion finely chopped pinch of salt if desired pepper
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley (or 1 tablespoon dried parsley) or 1 /4 teaspoon mixed herbs
  • 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil a little lemon juice (or grated rind)


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4.
  2. Clean and prepare fish. Dry in kitchen paper.
  3. Mix breadcrumbs, chopped onion, parsley / mixed herbs, salt and pepper, in a small bowl.
  4. Heat oil and stir into crumb mixture. Finally add a little lemon rind or juice.
  5. Lay 4 fillets on a greased dish, skin side down and spoon stuffing carefully onto each fillet. Flatten well down and cover with the other four fillets. Cover with foil.
  6. Bake for 20-30 minutes, depending on size and thickness of fish.
  7. Lift fish carefully on to a warmed serving dish and surround with cooked peas, lemon wedges and parsley.

Recipes are from 101 Square Meals from Safe and MABS.

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