Baked Fish With Potatoes, Onions, Saffron and Paprika

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by LifeIsGood

Here is a complete and healthy meal, using typical ingredients from Northern Spain. The large amount of onion in combination with saffron and paprika is key. Enjoy this healthy meal with a green salad and call it complete!

Top Review by duonyte

I thought this was pretty good, family not so much. i used a regular onion, but soaked the chopped onion in hot water for about five minutes to reduce the bite - a good trick when no sweet onion is available. It was a bit monochromatic on the plate, definitely needs red tomatoes or very green beans to perk it up.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle the fish fillets with salt and arrange in a flat-bottomed bowl or pie plate.
  2. Pour on the lemon juice and let it sit.
  3. In a shallow, ovenproof casserole, heat 3 tablespoons of the oil.
  4. Add the potatoes in layers and sprinkle each layer with salt.
  5. Turn the potatoes to coat with the oil and saute over medium heat for 2 minutes.
  6. Stir in the onions, 1/8 teaspoon of the saffron, and 1/4 teaspoon of the paprika and saute for 2 minutes more.
  7. Cover and cook over medium-low heat until the potatoes are almost tender, 15-20 minutes, lifting and turning the potato mixture occoasionally.
  8. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  9. Drain the fish and arrange over the potatoes.
  10. Drizzle the remaining 2 tablespoons oil over the fish and sprinkle with salt and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon saffron and 1/4 teaspoon paprika.
  11. Bake for about 15 minutes, until the fish is just cooked through.
  12. Serve right from the casserole dish or transfer to dinner plates and arrange the potato mixture around and over the fish.
  13. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

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