Grilled fillet of sea bass with sauce antiboise

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By: Richard Phillips From: Good Food Bites

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This recipe is classed as intermediate

Rating 3.67 / 5 (6 votes)

Prep time:
25 min, plus 1 hr marinating
Cook time:
15 min
Serves:
4

Richard Phillips serves up griddled sea bass with a flavourful tomato sauce to create a stylish fish dish

Method

1. Place the sea bass fillets in a large, shallow dish with the lemon and orange zest, star anise, basil stalks and 100ml olive oil for 1 hour in the refrigerator.

2. Place the remaining olive oil in a heavy-based frying pan.

3. Add in the shallot and garlic and fry very gently for 5 minutes without allowing them to colour.

4. Add the basil leaves and coriander leaves and allow to infuse for a few minutes.

5. Add the tomatoes and warm gently, then add the olives. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper and the lemon juice.

6. Preheat a griddle pan until very hot.

7. Remove the sea bass from the marinade and cook on the hot griddle, skin-side down, for 3 minutes, then turn and cook for 3 minutes on the remaining side.

8. Spoon the tomato mixture onto four serving plates. Top each serving with a griddled sea bass fillet, then top with a few cress leaves. Drizzle with a little olive oil and serve at once.

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