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Healthy Broiled Striped Bass with Provencal Tomatoes and Olives

This broiled striped bass recipe is a super simple weeknight fish to whip up. It's packed with Provencal flavor with tomatoes, olives, garlic and capers.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Phoebe Lapine


  • Four 6-ounce striped bass fillets or other firm fish like, halibut, mahi mahi, or grouper, skin on
  • Sea salt
  • Herbs de Provence optional
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3 medium heirloom tomatoes diced
  • 1/3 cup mixed pitted olives nicoise work well, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • Mixed chopped herbs parsley, thyme, or chives, optional, for garnish


  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Rinse the fish fillets in cold water and pat dry with a paper towel. Place the fish on a baking sheet or oven-proof skillet. Season with salt and the herbs de Provence, if using. Slather the tops of the fillets with the Dijon mustard.
  3. Combine the tomatoes, olives, capers, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, and ½ teaspoon salt in a medium mixing bowl. Drizzle the tomato mixture over the fish.
  4. Bake the fish under the broiler, rotating the pan halfway through for equal browning, for 10 minutes, or until the fish is cooked through and the tomatoes are slightly caramelized.
  5. Top with the herbs and serve immediately.