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Active time
10 minutes
Total time
10 minutes
6 servings
Serving Size
1/6 recipe

2 pounds white fish, such as haddock or cod

¾ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon pepper

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling, for taste

2 tablespoons dry white wine

Juice of 1 lemon, and an additional lemon for serving

2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

1-2 teaspoons dried herbs of choice —  tarragon or thyme

2 teaspoons capers (optional)

  1. Pat the fish dry and season with salt and pepper on both sides.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium to medium-high heat in a large skillet.
  3. Add the fish, and squeeze the juice of 1 lemon over the fish.
  4. Add dried herbs of choice.
  5. Cook 1 ½ to 2 minutes per side (more if using a thicker piece of fish) adding capers if you choose.
  6. Serve immediately with chopped fresh parsley a lemon quarter for each person.

An Oldways recipe and photograph, created in Partnership with The Peanut Institute peanut-institute.org


Calories: 170
Total Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Sodium: 370mg
Carbohydrate: 1g
Fiber: 0g
Total Sugar: 0g (Added Sugar: 0g)
Protein: 27g

Yield: 6 servings

Serving Size: 1/6 recipe

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