Bordeaux style fish / poisson à  la bordelaise

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
18 min
Very Easy
This fish recipe is a great classic in French cuisine. It takes no time and is really easy to cook.


Number of serving: 4
4 white fish filets (hake, cod etc.)

6 dry bread slices (if you don’t have dry bread, you can toast bread slices or use already made dried breadcrumbs)

4 shallots

1 garlic glove

2 tablespoons of parsley

2 tablespoons of olive oil

1/2 cup of white wine

2/3 ounces (20 g) of butter

Salt & pepper


  • Peel and chop shallots and garlic. Melt butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic.
  • After 5 mn, add wine and let boil smoothly until liquid evaporates.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C/ Th 6).
  • Squeeze lemon. Mix bread, lemon juice, shallots, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper in a food mixer until getting a paste. (Add a little olive oil if it stays too dry)
  • Pour 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a baking pan. Add fish filets and cover with paste. Add the olive oil you have left.
  • Bake in oven for 15 to 20 mn or until fish is done.


Serve with rice, potatoes or vegetables.


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