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

Printable Recipe Card

About Baked Bass with Erin Sauce

Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Irish

Show 12 Comments & Reviews

8 Ways to Enjoy Banana Pudding

8 Ways to Enjoy Banana Pudding

What’s banana pudding? A Southern favorite, it is made with layers of vanilla pudding, vanilla wafer cookies, and sliced bananas. Then it’s topped with whipped cream. Creamy and decadent, if you love bananas, you’ll love this dessert. And, we’ve found eight ways you can enjoy it.

16 Recipes With Velveeta

16 Recipes With Velveeta

Name a food item more polarizing than Velveeta – we’ll wait. You either love or hate this cheese. While it isn’t a pantry item we use every day, we do love the soft and smooth texture Velveeta adds to some of our favorite recipes. Queso, macaroni and cheese, hot pockets, and more wouldn’t be the […]

18 Brussels Sprout Recipes

18 Brussels Sprout Recipes

Brussels sprouts get such a bad rap. They are one of our favorite veggies! Their smoky flavor pairs deliciously with cheese, bacon, onions, nuts, and more. A healthy vegetable that is in season right now, now’s the time to start trying new and tasty Brussels sprout recipes. Scroll down for delicious ideas that are sure […]