Stripy Fish Fillets in Lemon Dressing

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Appears in
A Taste of Dreams

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1976

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I think cold fish first courses are often a good idea because they can taste really delicious but in no way fill you up. This is a dish which you can make very pretty with the fish and carrots arranged in stripes or in circles on a round dish – and it can be made well in advance.


  • 1 lb cod fillets (with any black skin taken off (450 g)
  • ¾ lb carrots


Smear a little olive oil all over the cod, put it in a covered oiled ovenproof dish and bake in the oven at Gas 6 (400°F/200°C) for 20 minutes. Take out and let it go cold, Meanwhile, wash and scrape the carrots well and boil them whole in salted water u