Baked Bass with Erin Sauce

Pat Duran


This Irish recipe can be made with Bass or whitefish;and the recipe will turn out tender flaky fish baked in the oven. Serve with the Erin Sauce.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
40 Min


  • 2 lb
    whole boned bass or whitefish
  • 2 c
    white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    pickling spice
  • 1 stick
  • 1 medium
    bay leaf
  • 1 dash(es)
    cayenne pepper

How to Make Baked Bass with Erin Sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 375^.
    Wipe fish well with damp paper towels.
    Place in a large,non-corrosive shallow baking pan. a glass dish is the best.
  2. Pour vinegar over fish; add salt and spices sprinkled over top. Bake, covered with foil, about 40 minutes, or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
    Remove to serving platter, reserve 1/4 cup of the cooking liquid for use in the sauce.
    See recipe for Erin Sauce.Erin Sauce

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About Baked Bass with Erin Sauce

Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom

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