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The best Mary Berry fish recipes

by Rachel Deeley

published on 23 June 2023

Chef, TV presenter, cookbook author and beloved former Bake-Off judge Mary Berry is the go-to for classic, time-tested dishes and bakes that are perfect for entertaining, or feeding the family.

Her impressive array of cookbooks includes plenty of gorgeous fish recipes. From French bouillabaisse to fish pie with a twist, we’ve rounded up the best of them below.

Mary Berry’s Very Posh Fishcakes

Mary Berry’s Very Posh Fishcakes

Oozing with parmesan fondant sauce and coated in a light panko crumb, these smoked haddock fishcakes make for a gorgeous lunch or dinner party dish.

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Mary Berry’s Roasting Tin Thai Salmon and Vegetables

Mary Berry’s Roasting Tin Thai Salmon and Vegetables

Featuring classic Thai flavours like fresh ginger, chilli, and coconut milk, this one-tin dish is an easy – and healthy – midweek dinner.

Fish Pie with Crushed Potato Topping

Fish Pie with Crushed Potato Topping

Mary’s take on a comfort-food classic swaps mash for for crispy new potatoes on top – a delightful contrast to the rich, creamy fish pie filling.

salmon rice

Mary Berry’s Hot-Smoked Salmon Rice and Asparagus Salad

A wonderful addition to any party spread, this salad and zesty lemon dressing can be prepared up to four hours in advance.

Mary Berry’s Bouillabaisse

Mary Berry’s Bouillabaisse

from Classic

Packed with mussels, crayfish, meaty fillets of seabass and cod, this rich and savoury seafood soup is a French classic for good reason.

Mary Berry’s Rustic Smoked Trout and Anchovy Pâté

Mary Berry’s Rustic Smoked Trout and Anchovy Pâté

A delightful balance of smoky, savoury and fresh flavours, this foolproof pâté recipe is an easy to keep in the fridge. Best enjoyed smeared over hot sourdough toast.

Poached Side of Salmon with Asparagus and Brown Shrimps

Poached Side of Salmon with Asparagus and Brown Shrimps

from Classic

A show-stopping centrepiece for any great dinner party that celebrates the delicate freshness of poached salmon.

Mary Berry’s Haddock and Shrimp Feast

Mary Berry’s Haddock and Shrimp Feast

This one-pot wonder with haddock fillets, rice and potted shrimp makes for a hearty, laid-back dinner party dish.

Smoked Haddock and Cauliflower Gratin

Smoked Haddock and Cauliflower Gratin

Featuring potatoes, double cream and nutty gruyère, this rich and comforting dish merges the the best elements of fish pie and cauliflower cheese.

Mary Berry’s Salmon and Fennel One-pot Wonder

Mary Berry’s Salmon and Fennel One-pot Wonder

If you’re searching for a quick-yet-delicious midweek meal, look no further than this versatile, failsafe dish that pairs perfectly with potatoes, rice, or a side of crusty bread.

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