A tasty dinner idea.


Serves: 2

  • 2 Fillets of Fresh John Dory 
  • 2 Rashers Streaky Smoked Bacon diced
  • 50ml Fish Stock 
  • Drizzle of Rapeseed Oil
  • 50g of Butter 
  • Black Pepper
  • 40g Capers diced
  • 40g Gherkins diced
  • 1 Lemon
  • Fresh Parsley
  • 2 sprigs Thyme 


  1. Heat a frying pan and fry the bacon with the fresh thyme in 30g of butter until a nutty brown butter is formed.
  2. Add the diced gherkins and capers and reduce from the heat to simmer. Add the fish stock and allow simmer while fish is cooking. Season with black pepper.
  3. For the John Dory, heat a frying pan and add a drizzle of oil, place john dory skin side down and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Turn the fish over and add a knob of butter. Turn off the heat. Zest half a lemon over the fish and squeeze half the lemons juice over the fish.
  5. Add chopped parsley to the fish stock and serve this over the pan-fried John Dory.

Tip: Serve with salad leaves or boiled potatoes