Parma-wrapped Fish Tray Bake with British Vine Tomatoes

Parma-wrapped Fish Tray Bake with British Vine Tomatoes



12 small peppers, halved
1 lemon, cut into wedges
2tbsp olive oil
4 cod loin fillets (weighing about 150g each)
8-12 basil leaves, plus extra to garnish
4 slices Parma ham
4 sprigs of British baby plum or cherry tomatoes on the vine
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Try this tasty, colourful, easy-to-make dish for a stylish weekend meal.

Serves 4
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20-22 minutes

1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan oven 180°C/ Gas Mark 6.

2. Put the pepper halves and lemon wedges into a roasting dish. Drizzle with olive oil, season and then roast for 10 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, arrange 2-3 basil leaves on top of each piece of cod, then wrap each fillet with a slice of Parma ham. Arrange on top of the peppers, then add the sprigs of tomatoes. Roast for a further 10-12 minutes.

4. Serve, garnished with extra basil leaves.

Cook’s tip: Try using different types of fish, such as haddock, halibut or hake.

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