Maltese Delight: Lampuki Pie Recipe Unveiled

Dish recipes: Lampuki Pie

Embark on a culinary voyage to Malta with our Lampuki Pie recipe, a savory delight that pays homage to the island's coastal bounty. Bursting with the rich flavors of lampuki fish, this pie is a testament to the sea-to-table traditions of Maltese cuisine.


1 lb lampuki fish fillets, cleaned and diced (kg: 0.45)

1 lb potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced (kg: 0.45)

1 onion, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 cup green olives, pitted and sliced

1/4 cup capers

1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

Juice of 1 lemon

1/4 cup olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

Shortcrust pastry sheets for pie crust


Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). In a bowl, combine diced lampuki fish with potatoes, onion, garlic, olives, capers, and parsley. Drizzle olive oil and lemon juice over the mixture, season with salt and pepper, and toss until well coated. Line a pie dish with shortcrust pastry sheets, ensuring the edges are covered. Spoon the fish mixture into the pastry-lined dish. Cover with more pastry sheets, sealing the edges. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the pie crust is golden brown.


Indulge in a slice of this Lampuki Pie, appreciating the harmony of flavors that mirror the coastal essence of Malta. Perfect for a family meal or a gathering with friends.

Let the Lampuki Pie transport you to the sun-soaked shores of Malta, where every bite is a celebration of the sea's bounty and the vibrant traditions of Maltese cooking.