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Fish A La Spetsae

Fish a la Spetsae is a simple Greek dish packed with flavour
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Fish
Cuisine: Greek
Servings: 2
Author: Karon Grieve


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 small red chilli minced
  • 1 glass dry white wine
  • 2 large tomatoes cored and chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 x 175g/6oz white fish fillets cod, turbot, sea bass, monkfish
  • 25 g/1oz toasted breadcrumbs
  • Juice and zest of half a lemon
  • parsley to garnish


  • Preheat oven to 190C/375F
  • Saute the onion in olive oil for 4 mins then add the garlic and chilli for 2 mins
  • Add the wine, tomatoes, tomato puree, parsley, honey and seasoning and simmer for 30 mins
  • Place the fish on an oiled baking sheet and sprinkle with lemon juice and salt and pepper
  • Once sauce has thickened pour over the fish and bake for 15 mins
  • Add the breadcrumbs and raise oven temperature to 220C/425F for further 10-15 mins
  • Serve with chopped parsley and grated lemon zest