Fresh Herb + Barberry Baked Fish

Mahi-ye tu Por ba Zereshk-o Sabzi


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in

Joon: Persian Cooking Made Simple


By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2015

  • About

In the Mazandaran region of the Caspian Sea, where my inspiration for this recipe originated, the locals love to combine lots of fresh herbs with barberries.



  • ¼ cup (60 ml) olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and gra


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients for the topping and toss well together. Set aside.
  2. Line a rimmed sheet pan, or baking dish, with a layer of aluminum foil and a layer of parchment paper (allowing extra to overhang the edges of the sheet pan to help lift out the fish). Generously oil the parchment paper.
  3. Rinse the fish fillets and pat dry.