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Baked stuffed fish

 7 ratings

Prep Time:5 mins

Cooking Time:30 mins

Serves:4 Adults


Baked stuffed fish

Fish is a really nutritious and healthy food. This dinner recipe is quick and easy, and can be prepared beforehand. This is a tasty way to include fish in your diet.

About this recipe

This recipe was adapted from 101+ Square Meals


  • 4 fillets of cod, approx. 480g / 17 oz.
  • 2 slices of wholemeal pan bread, approx. 72g / 3 oz. grated into crumbs
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of finely chopped fresh parsley or 1 heaped teaspoon of dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil
  • A little lemon juice, or grated rind to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


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

What you will need

  • Baking tray
  • Mixing bowl

Serving suggestions

Serve fish surrounded with peas, lemon wedges and parsley

"You can use any white fish, such as haddock or whiting to make this dish"

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