Three-minute Fish


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Simply Delicious 2

Simply Delicious 2

By Darina Allen

Published 1990

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This is the fastest fish recipe I know and certainly one of the most delicious. It can be fun to mix pink- and white-fleshed fish on the same plate, e.g. salmon and sea bass.


  • 1 lb (450 g) very fresh fish, e.g. wild Irish salmon, cod, turbot, large sole, sea bass or grey sea mullet


Season the fillet of fish with salt and freshly ground pepper half an hour approx. before cutting; chill in the fridge to stiffen it.

Preheat the oven to 230°C/450°F/regulo 8.

While the oven is heating, brush the plates with olive oil. Put the fillet of fish on a choppi