marinierter Fisch - pesce in carpione

Marinated fish – the recipe

marinierter Fisch - pesce in carpione

Marinated fish – pesce in carpione

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
marinating time 12 hrs
Total Time 12 hrs 45 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 people


  • 400 g fish fillet
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 dl bouillon or water with herb mixture, e.g. herb butter mixture
  • 2 dl vinegar
  • 3 dl white or red wine
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • Fresh herbs like thyme oregano, laurel
  • 2 tablespoons parsley leaves


  • Peel and chop onion and garlic
  • Peel carrot and cut into pieces about 5 mm thick
  • Wash celery and cut into pieces about 5 mm thick
  • Dab fish fillet dry with kitchen paper, then dredge in flour
  • Heat olive oil in frying pan
  • fry fish fillets in hot oil on both sides
  • Place fish fillets next to each other in a shallow dish
  • Sauté onions and garlic in the same pan (add a little more oil if necessary)
  • Add vegetables, steam, then deglaze with bouillon (or herb water). Continue cooking on low heat until the vegetables are soft.
  • Add vinegar, wine and salt/pepper and herbs.
  • Bring everything to the boil again, then mix in the parsley.
  • Spread the vegetable broth over the fish fillets, the fish must be completely covered
  • Allow to cool and then marinate in the refrigerator at least overnight.


Serve with a side dish: Polenta, fried potatoes or/and salad.
The marinated fish can be kept in the refrigerator for about 3-4 days
Keyword marinated fish, pesce in carpione

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