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Tuesday, 11 December 2007

Baked Dory Fish with Oyster Mushroom

I felt like some fish the other day and to me there is no fish that is easier to make than Dory. I like Dory fillets not only becuase they are easy to cook but also because its the kind of fish I like - with no bones at all!

I decided to keep things very simple this time and just sprinkle a little salt and pepper as well as a little sage and oregano as seasoning. I then baked the fish, wrapped in aluminium foil to seal in the flavours.

I also wanted to try pairing the Dory with Oyster mushrooms so what I did was to stir fry some Oyster Mushrooms with garlic and then placed it on a plate to act as a 'bed' for the fish. This way, I wanted the mushrooms to be eaten together with the fish rather than as a side dish.

Finally, I used the juices that ran out from the fish to make a very light sauce. I just added in about a teaspoon of lemon juice and served this separately. The kids liked the lemon sauce but I dont think it was really needed as the fish paired very nicely with the mushrooms and was delicious on its own.


Valerie Harrison (bellini) said...

I have read about Dory on other blogs Dharm, but have stil never come across it!! The recipe looks delicious!!!

Cynthia said...

You are quite the chef aren't you! :) Love the garnish on the plate. I've never had oyster mushrooms.

Dharm said...

Dory is also know as John Dory, St Pierre and Sutchi and I think a variety of other similar fish. I'm sure you can find it in your neck of the woods as its a deep water fish and available all over the world (as far as I know)

Thanks! I'm glad you like the garnish. Oyster mushrooms are thin and look like a large flattened oyster - hence the name!


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