Roasted Cod wrapped in Parma Ham Recipe


  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC or Gas Mark 4.
  2. Place the sun-dried tomatoes and basil into a food processor and blend until they are a paste.
  3. Gradually drizzle in the olive oil to the paste.
  4. Cut out two squares of greaseproof paper, approximately 25cm/10in x 25cm/10in in size, and lay two slices of Parma ham on each piece of paper to overlap.
  5. Spread the sun-dried tomato paste over the Parma ham slices and lay a cod fillet on top.
  6. Roll up the paper around each fillet to make a cylinder parcel then carefully remove the paper from each of wrapped cod.
  7. Place the parcels onto a lightly oiled baking tray.
  8. Roast for 15-20 minutes until cooked all the way through.
  9. Serve straight away.


  • 75g sun-dried tomatoes
  • 15g fresh basil
  • 37½ml olive oil, plus extra for oiling
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 slices Parma ham
  • 2 cod fillets

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