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Grilled fish fillet with pesto sauce

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"Moist, grilled fillets made with only one tablespoon of oil, and served with a fresh-tasting pesto sauce. Yum!"
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18 m servings 1302
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 (200 gram) fillets)


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  1. Heat the Philips Airfryer to 180C.
  2. Brush the fish fillets with the oil and season with pepper & salt. Place in the cooking basket of the Airfryer and slide the basket into the Philips Airfryer. Set the timer for 8 minutes.
  3. Pick the basil leaves and place them with the garlic, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese and olive oil in a food processor or pestle and mortar. Pulse or grind the mixture until it turns into a sauce. Add some salt to taste.
  4. Place the fish fillets on a serving plate and serve them drizzled with the pesto sauce.


  • Tip
  • To vary, you can cover the fish in pesto sauce and cover with breadcrumbs before cooking it in the Airfryer.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 1302 calories; 123.5 3.1 43.3 58 1773 Full nutrition

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This tasted very good. I made it in the oven. However, a whole cup of EVO was too much for the sauce to come out as a paste. 1/2 cup would have worked much better.

I used Cod and home grown basil. I have to say it was as good as I expected and we enjoyed it. It's simple and fast to make.