Happy Day, Jeff! Here’s A Portuguese-Style Baked Rockfish

While I am a huge fan of charcoal grilled Rockfish and the simplicity of Salt/Pepper seasoning, birthdays call for something a bit more elegant. This recipe is rustic in it’s sensibilities but still special enough to be elegant. You can increase the chopped tomatoes if you’d like but I wouldn’t go to much further than 4 without adding more fish. If you want to spice it up a bit, just toss in a pinch of red pepper flakes. Add some RiverHouse Sourdough and a nice Porter.

So, Happy Day, Jeffrey Mathias!



Portuguese-Style Baked Rockfish

Fish, Main Dish

prep 15 mins cook 35 mins makes Calories: 300 kcal source Homemadeinterest.com


  • 4 Rockfish steaks , 2-3 inches thick
  • 6 small Red and white potatoes , chopped into 2 inch pieces
  • 2 Plum tomatoes , chopped 2 inch pieces
  • 1 small Onion , sliced
  • 1 clove Garlic , minced
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Fresh parsley , chopped


Preheat oven to 400 F degrees.

Coat bottom of casserole dish with olive oil.

Add bay leaf first, then chopped potatoes,  onions, tomatoes, and garlic.

Top with rockfish steaks.

Sprinkle salt, pepper, paprika, and parsley.

Cover with foil and bake for 35 minutes or until fish is flaky and potatoes are soft.


Calories: 300 kcal

Post Author: Ness

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