A French Inspired Easy And Delicious Fish Recipe To Delight Your Palate

Introduction: There’s something truly special about recipes shared between friends, especially those that cross borders and bring a taste of international cuisine into our homes. This easy and delicious fish recipe, taught to me by a friend from France, is a perfect example of how simple ingredients can be transformed into a dish that’s both comforting and elegant. Featuring tender potatoes, golden onions, and succulent fish, this recipe is a testament to the simplicity and richness of French cooking.


  1. Prepping the Potatoes: Begin by selecting three medium-sized potatoes. Clean them thoroughly and cut them into strips. You have the option to either boil the potatoes first and then cut them or cut them into strips and then boil. Boil the potatoes until they are soft, adding a pinch of salt to the water for seasoning.

  2. Onions for Flavor: While the potatoes are boiling, take one onion, peel it, and slice it into fine pieces. The onion will add a layer of flavor that complements the fish beautifully.

  3. Cooking the Onions: Next, heat a frying pan and add 20 grams of butter. Wait for the butter to melt completely before adding the sliced onions. Fry the onions until they turn a lovely golden color. This step will fill your kitchen with a delightful aroma and set the base for your fish dish.

  4. Preparing the Dish: Preheat your oven and place a shallow ceramic casserole dish inside to warm. This dish will be used to bake your fish, ensuring it cooks evenly and retains its moisture.

  5. Assembling and Baking: Once your onions and potatoes are ready, and the fish is prepared (not mentioned, but assuming a simple preparation of cleaning and seasoning), layer them in the preheated casserole dish. The sequence can vary according to preference, but traditionally, the potatoes form a bed for the fish to rest on, topped with the golden onions.

Conclusion: This fish recipe is more than just a meal; it’s a story of friendship, tradition, and the joy of cooking. It embodies the essence of French cuisine—using simple, quality ingredients to create dishes that speak to the heart. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or sharing a meal with loved ones, this recipe is sure to bring warmth and delight to your table. Bon appétit!