Fish with Spinach, Lemon & Pine Nuts Recipe

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2


1 lemon

1 tsp olive oil

3 large handfuls of spinach

Small carton of cherry tomatoes

Salt & freshly ground black pepper

1 Tbsp pine nuts

2x 100-150g fish fillets (white fish such as barramundi or snapper)

1 tsp butter

Handful of parsley, finely chopped

1 spring onion, thinly sliced

1 cup peas, boiled (or other starchy carb option)


  1. Squeeze half the lemon and quarter the other half.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large frying pan, add the spinach and tomatoes and heat gently for a few minutes.
  3. Add half the lemon juice and season with a little salt & pepper.
  4. In a second, smaller pan lightly toast the pine nuts.
  5. Lightly season the fish fillets with a little salt & pepper.
  6. Heat 1 tsp butter in a frying pan and fry the fish for 2 minutes each side before placing on a warm plate. To the same pan add the spring onion, parsley and remaining lemon juice and cook gently for 1 minute. Spoon over the fish and serve with lemon wedges, spinach, tomatoes and pine nuts.
  7. Serve with boiled peas or other choice of starchy carbohydrate.

Suitable for

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