Simple Oreo Dory

20 minutes
Amount Per Serving: Calories 200; Fat 8g; Carbs 3g; Cholesterol 159mg; Protein 21g; Sodium 2.14g
John Dory is a fish that chefs like because it doesn’t have strong flavours and can blend well with other ingredients. It's up to you how you want to cook your fish. You can grill it, pan-fry it or poach it.
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  • 1 lb Oreo dory fillets
  • 2 peppercorns
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon tarragon
  • 2 tablespoons celery, chopped
  • Lemon wedges, to serve


  • Put the fish in a stewpot with the water, wine, celery, onion, peppercorns, salt and bay leaf.

  • Cook over a gentle heat for about 8 to 10 minutes.

  • Remove the fish with a slotted spoon. Keep it warm on a plate.

  • Put the pot back on the heat and boil until the liquid has slightly reduced.

  • Add the tarragon. Stir and pour over the fish.

  • Garnish with small soup bowls of chopped fresh tarragon and lemon wedges.

  • Serving Suggestions: Serve with rice. You can serve the fish with or without the skin.

Frozen John Dory Recipe