Three-minute Fish

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Darina Allen's Simply Delicious Suppers

By Darina Allen

Published 2001

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This is the fastest 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.


  • 450 g very fresh fish, e.g. wild Irish salmon, cod, turbot large sole, sea bass or grey sea mullet
  • salt and freshly ground pep


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

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

While the oven is heating, brush the plates with olive oil or melted butter. Place the fillet of fi