Smoked haddock with Puy lentils

  • serves 2
  • Easy

A delicious and easy recipe to cook smoked haddock. Its smoky flavour and firm texture goes well with lentils, these from France, have a superior flavour and they hold together when cooked, making them an ideal side dish. Don't be fooled by the simplicity of this dish, it packs in plenty of flavour making it a tasty and speedy midweek fish dish.



  • butter 50g
  • smoked haddock 2 fillets about 150g each, skin on
  • garlic 1 clove, finely chopped
  • capers 1tbsp
  • Puy lentils 1 × 250g pack Merchant Gourmet microwavable pouch
  • parsley a small bunch, roughly chopped
  • lemon 1, ½ cut into 4 wedges


  • Step 1

    Melt the butter in a frying pan and gently cook the haddock skin-side down for 3-4 minutes. Turn over and add the garlic and capers and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Remove the fish and keep warm. Add the puy lentils and parsley to the butter, stirring to coat and heat through. Add the lemon juice and cook for a couple more minutes.

  • Step 3

    Serve the lentils with the haddock and lemon wedges.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 490
  • Carbs 28.6g
  • Protein 43.1g
  • Fat 23.4g
  • Salt 5.01g
  • Fibre 9.5g