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Fish Roast with Herby Mashed Potatoes

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“A lovely, filling lunch that's simple to make and good for you too.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 fish fillets (cod or halibut works well)
  • 1 lemon
  • 50 g butter, melted
  • 75 g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 6 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 700 g floury potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 150 ml milk


  1. Place the fish in a shallow ovenproof dish and juice the lemon over it.
  2. Mix together the breadcrumbs with half the parsley, some zest from the lemon and seasoning.
  3. Stir in the melted butter.
  4. Press the breadcrumb mixture over the fish to form a crust, and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile cook the potatoes in a pan of lightly salted boiling water for 20 minutes, or until tender then drain.
  6. Heat the milk to boiling point then pour over the potatoes and mash until smooth.
  7. Stir in the remaining parsley and a little lemon zest and season to taste.
  8. Serve the fish on mash immediately.

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