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Fish wrapped in Prosciutto

Prosciutto Cod with Lentils

Prosciutto Cod with lentils

Fish wrapped in Prosciutto
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Deliciously simple and healthy recipe with fish wrapped in prosciutto (or your choice of bacon/ham) with lentils and spring greens
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Servings 4


  • frying pan
  • Warm oven (150FAN/170c – approximately)


  • 4 fish fillet cod or any preferred
  • 2 vine tomato sliced thin
  • 4 strips Prosciutto or double amount streaky smoked bacon
  • 1 tin green lentils
  • 250 g pre-cooked mixed grains
  • 10 g fresh parsley
  • 250 g spring greens shredded
  • 30 ml olive oil
  • 15 ml cider vinegar or any light vinegar


  • Lay the sheets of prosciutto on a flat surface, dot a couple thin slices of tomato in the middle and lay the fish fillet on top. Wrap the prosciutto (or bacon or ham) over the fish.
  • Heat some oil in a pan, lay the wrapped fish pieces seam side down and fry for about 4 minutes, or until crisp, before turning over to do the otherside (if they are very thick, cook them on their side for a minute as well). Once cooked, remove from the pan and place in a warm oven to keep warm.
  • In the same pan, add a splash more oil if needed and cook the spring greens for a couple of minutes before pouring in a couple of tablespoons of water – this will create steam to finish cooking the greens. Remove from the pan into a bowl and keep warm.
  • Finally add the pre-cooked mixed grains to the same pan along with the tinned green lentils, season generously with salt/pepper and add a couple of tablespoons of water to help heat it through. Once hot (couple of minutes), remove from the heat, drizzle a little olive oil and the vinegar over the grains and fold in the chopped parsley.
  • Serve everything together and enjoy!


Use any fish you prefer and feel free to swap the prosciutto for smoked streaky bacon or slices of ham.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories: 684kcal | Carbohydrates: 80g | Protein: 60g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 1857mg | Fiber: 39g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1485IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 11mg

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