Baked sea bream and potatoes

    1 hour 5 min

    Sea bream fillets baked on a bed of potatoes and onion in vegetable stock with lemon and parsley. A really gorgeous fish dinner, for any night of the week.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
    • 2 onions, sliced
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 1 vegetable stock cube
    • 1 tablespoon spice mix for potatoes
    • 250ml water
    • 4 sea bream fillets
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • 1/2 lemon, sliced

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
    2. Place potato slices in the bottom of a large baking dish. Add onion slices, 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and potato spice mix.
    3. Dissolve vegetable stock cube with 250ml of boiling water and pour over potatoes. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes.
    4. Meanwhile, wash the bream and coat with remaining olive oil, parsley, salt and pepper. Place on the bed of potatoes, top each sea bream with lemon slices and bake for another 30 minutes.

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    Absolutely delicious. Unsure what ' potato spice mix' meant but just went with Marigold bouillon as a flavour which did the job. You may want to add a little extra cooking time to ensure that the potatoes are cooked enough. The fish just fell off the bones so no need to look for recipes requiring filleting. If I want to serve it to my brother, who is bind, we could so easily take his portion out a couple of minutes beforehand and fillet it and the rest of us can continue as normal.  -  20 Nov 2013


    I used paprika, garlic, sea salt and pepper for the potato seasoning as i looked it up and that was the recipe. Im my opinion 30 mins for the fish was too long and 15 mins for the potatoes was too short (I do appreciate that it depends how fine your potatoes and onions are - mine were cut with a knife and not particularly fine) . I cooked the potato for 25 mins and then added the fish for 15 mins (opposite way round) and it was delicious. recommended .  -  16 Oct 2015


    This has to be one of the easiest recipes I've used in a long while. Didn't know what 'potato spice mix' was, so sprinkled just a little Jamaica Jerk seasoning on the potatoes (simply because I had it in the cupboard!) and it was all delicious. I served the dish with wilted spinach and will definitely be using it when I have my next visitors to stay. I cooked the potatoes and onion for slightly longer than suggested, but after adding the sea bream, I shortened the cooking time because the fillets were small and I don't like my fish to be overcooked. Can highly recommend this method, it was perfect.  -  01 Jul 2014