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Flounder with Salmoriglio

Salmoriglio is a simple Calabrese and Sicilian condiment of olive oil, salt, garlic, oregano, parsley and lemon, often used as an easy delicious sauce for seafood.


  • 2 flounder 700 gram

  • 150 ml extra virgin olive oil

  • watercress

  • Salmoriglio

  • 200 ml extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 1 tablespoon caper

  • 1 lemon juice & zest

  • salt flakes

  • ground black pepper

  • .5 bunch oregano

  • 6 sprigs italian parsley

  • 1 small red chilli finely sliced & seeds left in


  • 1.

    Pound Extra Virgin Olive Oil, garlic, capers, lemon zest and juice, salt flakes, pepper, oregano, parsley and chilli in a mortar and pestle until a paste forms.

  • 2.

    Fillet the flounder (or leave whole) and pan sear in the olive oil.

  • 3.

    Serve with the salmoriglio smeared on top of the fish and finish with watercress.

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