Daily Archives: November 9, 2009

Food Monday ~ Parma Fish with Tomatoes & Basil

No!  No!  No!  I did not go all the way to Parma for a fish supper, but I thought you might like this one.

Parma Fish with Tomatoes & Basil
Preheat the oven to 210 °C

4 thick fillets of any white fish.
4-8 basil leaves.
4 tomatoes sliced in four.
8 slices of Parma ham.*
Freshly ground black pepper.
Sliced lemon to garnish.

Season the fish with the freshly ground pepper and top with basil leaves and tomato slices.Carefully wrap with Parma ham and place on an oiled baking tray.Cook for about 15-30 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fish, until the flesh is opaque.

Serve with a squeeze of lemon, a salad and fresh crusty bread.
Serves 4

* or use 12 slices of pancetta instead of Parma ham.