Pan-Seared Fish with Caper Lemon Dressing

Prep Time: 7 min

Cook Time: 8 min

Total Time: 15 min

Servings: 4


  • 5 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided
  • 4 fish fillets, such as halibut, mahi-mahi or tilapia
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp capers, drained
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh chives
  • 1 1/2 tbsp freshly chopped dill


  1. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in large skillet set over medium-high heat. Sprinkle fish fillets with salt and pepper. Place fillets in hot pan; sear on both sides. Lower heat to medium; cover and cook fish for 4 minutes or until fish flakes easily.
  2. Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine capers and lemon juice; whisk in remaining olive oil. Whisk in chives, and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Place fish fillets on individual serving plates; top with lemon zest and dill. Whisk dressing; then spoon over each fillet.
  4. Recipe provided by Chef Jim Coleman