• 4 Whiting fillets, about 175g each, skin on and boned
  • 4 teasp cajun seasoning
  • 1 tablesp olive oil
  • Knob of butter
  • 400g fresh baby spinach leaves
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to Gas mark 4, 180ºC (350ºF).
  2. Place the cajun seasoning on a flat plate and use to dust the whiting fillets, shaking off any excess.
  3. Heat an ovenproof frying pan. Add the olive oil and cook fish, skin side down for 1 minute, then turn over and cook for another minute.
  4. Transfer the pan to the oven and roast for 4-6 minutes. The exact time will depend on the thickness of the fillets. Meanwhile, heat the butter in a large pan and then add the spinach.
  5. Cook until it wilts down, season to taste.
  6. Arrange the spinach on warmed plates and top each one with a piece of whiting.
  7. Serve with a lemon wedge and crusty bread.