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Small Perch with Scales in the Oven

Small Perch with Scales in the Oven

This recipe offers to prepare small perch with scales in the oven. The fish is marinated in a mixture of olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper, then baked until golden brown. The dish is served hot, garnished with herbs and slices of lemon.


  • Small perch - 1 kg, 
  • Lemon - 1 pc., 
  • Salt - to taste, 
  • Ground black pepper - to taste, 
  • Olive oil - 2 tbsp., 
  • Herbs (dill, parsley) - to taste
40m cooking
4 number
Recipe Difficulty: Light

How to Make Small Perch with Scales in the Oven

  1. Fish preparation. Clean the perch from the insides, but do not remove the scales. Rinse the fish under cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Marinade preparation. Mix olive oil, juice of half a lemon, salt, and pepper.
  3. Fish marinating. Coat the fish with the prepared marinade both inside and outside. Leave it for 15-20 minutes to marinate.
  4. Oven preparation. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius (392 degrees Fahrenheit).
  5. Baking. Place the perch on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Bake in the oven for about 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Serving. Serve the fish hot, garnished with herbs and slices of the remaining lemon.

Enjoy your meal!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
  • Calories: 250 kcal 
  • Protein: 30 g 
  • Fat: 12 g 
  • Carbohydrates: 2 g
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date 16 Jun
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