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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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