Roasted Parma wrapped halibut with sage leaves


Roasted Parma wrapped halibut with sage leaves

Prep Time ~15 mins Cooking Time ~ 25 mins
Approx Cost ~ £? Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ No Serves ~ 4

Tip ~


1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped

1 stick celery, finely diced

1 onion, finely chopped

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 garlic clove, crushed

6 fresh sage leaves, chopped

½ teaspoon English mustard

1 x 200g (7oz) can chopped tomatoes

1 x 410g / 14oz can green lentils, drained

150ml / ¼ pint vegetable stock

Pinch sugar

4 slices Parma ham or similar

4 x 150g - 175g (5 - 6oz) halibut fillets, salmon or haddock also work well

1 - 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Salt and pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 220C, Gas mark 7.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a frying pan, add the vegetables and cook over a medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and sage and continue to cook for further couple of minutes.
  • Stir in the mustard, tomatoes, lentils, stock, sugar and the rest of the oil and season well.
  • Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer gently for about 7 minutes.
  • Wrap a slice of Parma ham around each fish fillet and place on a baking sheet. Roast for about 10 minutes, until the fish is cooked through.
  • Stir the parsley into the lentils, check the seasoning, and divide the lentils between four warmed plates. Top with the Parma wrapped fish and serve immediately.