Sauteed Island Fish with Kalamata Olives and Tomatoes

July 25, 2022 / By Foodland

Sauteed Island Fish with Kalamata Olives and Tomatoes

It's a satisfying dish that's simple to prepare and you can use various types of fish. I have prepared this before as a menu item and it was well received. It incorporates easy-to-find ingredients and the flavors complement each other nicely.
- Chef Darryl Fujita, Chef de Cuisine
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Fish & Seafood
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1.5 poundss Fresh Island Fish (sliced into 4 filets)
  • 0.5 cup local grape tomatoes
  • 0.25 cup kalamata olives
  • 4 tablespoons capers
  • 2 lemons(juice only)
  • 8 tablespoons maika'i extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 0.25 teaspoon Black Pepper


  1. Season fish filets with salt & pepper.
  2. In a skillet heated to medium-high heat, add olive oil.
  3. Sear fish filets for approximately 3 minutes on each side until golden brown and the center of filets are medium in doneness.
  4. Remove fish from skillet and place on a serving platter.
  5. In the same skillet, add the olives, tomatoes and capers.
  6. Sear for 1 minute or until tomatoes are slightly blistered.
  7. Remove skillet from heat and add lemon juice.
  8. Gently toss the ingredients together and spoon evenly over the fish.
  9. Optional: Garnish with Italian parsley.
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