Olive Oil Baked Fish with Herbs

Make your fish more tasty!

Ingredients (Serves 4-6):

  • 500g kingklip or firm white fish
  • 125ml olive oil
  • zest from 1 lemon and 1 orange
  • 60ml orange juice
  • 60ml lemon juice
  • 15ml chopped mint leaves
  • 15ml chopped coriander
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 potatoes, washed, thinly sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 red onion, halved and sliced


  1. Place the fish in a ovenproof dish. Combine oil, grated rind, orange and lemon juice, chopped herbs and seasoning in a jug and whisk well.
  2. Pour half over the fish and marinade for 30 minutes.
  3. Layer the potatoes, tomatoes and onion in an ovenproof dish. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 180degC for 15-20 minutes. Remove and place the fish on top of the potatoes.
  5. Pour over the remaining marinade.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, until fish is cooked through.


Source: http://www.iol.co.za/