Easy Lobster and fish puttanesca

This will become your quick weekday recipe! Your home will be filled with a lovely aroma! The anchovies, capers, and olives add the most amazing flavor to this dish.



  • 4  tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Olive Oil
  • 6 Cloves garlic, lightly smashed and peeled
  • 3 Anchovy fillets, oil packed (Ortiz Anchovy Fillets in Oil 95 Gram Jar)
  • 1/3 cup Kitchen Basics chicken broth (NOTE: you can replace with a dry white wine)
  • 1 (28 Whole tomatoes, preferably san marzano Oz)italian plum tomatoes, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 Halved, pitted black or castelvetrano olives, cup about 15-20
  • 2 tablespoon Capers, drained
  • 1 1/2 lbs Mild, white fish cut into 4 pieces (Cod or Striped Pangasius (Swai) Fillet)
  • 4 lobster tails, halved 
  • 3/4 teaspoon Sea salt
  • 1/4 cup Fresh basil or flat leaf parsley, chopped, optional
  • Crushed red pepper flakes, for serving


Can Opener

Wooden Spoon

Ovenproof 12 in Pan/Skillet


  1. Heat oven to 400F
  2. In a large ovenproof skillet or cast iron skillet, heat the butter over medium heat, until bubbling. Add the garlic until fragrant. Next, add in  anchovies and red pepper flakes. Break the anchovies up with a wooden spoon. Cook in butter for 2 minutes
  3. Stir in the chicken broth bring to a gentle simmer for around 4 minutes. Add in the drained tomatoes (crush them with a fork or hands). Season the sauce with the dried oregano and thyme.
  4. Bring the sauce to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes are broken down and sauce is thickening. Next, add the olives, capers and stir and mix well.
  5. Season the fish and lobster tails with salt and gently place on top of the sauce.
  6. Place the ovenproof skillet in the oven and cook until fish and lobster are cooked through .The cook time  of will be dependent on the size and thickness of your fish, about 6 to 12 minutes.
  7. While the seafood is cooking, you can prepare your rice, pasta, or vegetables.
  8. Remove from oven, spoon some of the sauce over the fish. Sprinkle with fresh basil/parsley and more red pepper flakes.
  9. Serve the fish along with the sauce. We like to serve with rice pilaf, a salad or garlic bread. Enjoy!