Whole Roasted Sea Bass

Tonight we tried a new recipe that has us salivating at just the thought of it….
Whole Roasted Sea Bass.

First off we made a trip to the local Asian Supermarket (T&T) where they have lots of fresh fish to choose from.

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You can also goto the nearest farmers market or fish market…
We bought 2 for approx.  $17 dollars and the clerks were nice enough to de-scale and gut the fish for us. If you must do it yourself, I recommend YouTube for how-to’s…

Next, we seasoned and marinated our fish…
Season with lots of salt and pepper inside and outside.

Cut slits on the tops and stuff with thin lemon slices

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Then on the inside, stuff with fresh basil and lemon slices (don’t forget to add lots of salt and pepper

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Next drizzle those bad boys with tons of Olive oil inside and out

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And let them sit to marinate while you make your side dishes (today it’s scalloped potatoes and steamed   broccoli).

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Bake for 30 Mins or so, or until it’s as crispy as you like at 375° F. If you have another side like potatoes in the oven as well, you can leave it for 45 minutes or so.  Broil for 3-5 Mins at the end for extra crispiness.

And…….
VOILA

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Baked Sea Bass with scalloped potatoes and steamed broccoli! It’s smooth and it tastes like butter… Pair with your favourite Pinot Grigio. It’s also a great dinner party idea because it’s easy and a show stopper!

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