Baked Fish with Potato Stuffing

Baked fish with potato stuffing is a very popular fish dinner recipe and it is a quick and easy way to prepare a healthy fish dish. If you are not a potato person, you could always add other vegetables as your stuffing.

For 3 Servings you will need:

3 large whole fish, cleaned
1/4 fish sauce
1/4 cup white vinegar or 3 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp butter
1 cup water
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp fish seasoning
1 sprig thyme
salt and pepper to taste
1 pound irish potato, peeled and washed


Step 1: Wash fish in lime and water or vinegar and water solution.

Step 2: Season fish with salt, pepper, garlic powder and fish seasoning and place in a bowl

Step 3: Cook irish potato until tender, drain and crush.

Step 4: Preheat oven to 180°C and in the meantime grease baking tray.

Step 5: Add butter and thyme to crushed potato and stuff into cavity of fish. Sew with a sterilized needle and thread.

Step 6: Place on greased baking tray and bake for 35 to 45 minutes.

Step 7: At regular intervals, add a little fish sauce to fish for great flavour and also to retain moisture.

Other stuffing that can be used in your baked fish are:
vegetables - carrot, broccoli, cauliflower
yam - cooked and crushed in the same way you would do irish potato
Also herbs can be used as a stuffing. Please see below for our special herb stuffing.

How to Make Herb Stuffing:


1 tbsp butter
2 cups breadcrumbs
1 tbsp thyme leaves
1 tbsp parsley, chopped
1 tbsp celery, chopped
1 tbsp dill, chopped
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 stalk escallion, finely chopped
salt to taste


Melt butter in medium saucepan. Add escallion and onion and allow to cook for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and add dill, thyme leaves, parsley, celery, breadcrumbs and salt. Mix until well combined.

Place mixture in cavity of fish, but be sure not to overfill it. Sew with a sterilized needle and thread.

Compliment your dish with a cool glass of cucumber carrot drink.

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