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Sensational Sea Bass

Serves: 2
Total cooking time: 5 mins
Sensational Sea Bass

Ingredients HIDE SHOW

  • Ingredients for 2
  • 2-4 seabass fillets depending on their size
  • 1-2 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 2 tbsp crushed pink peppercorns - use pestle and mortar or rough chop
  • 100g butter
  • bunch of parsley
  • 1-2 limes
  • Salads
  • Heritage tomatoes - cut into quarters and halves depending on size
  • 1 x Cucumber - slice in half, remove seeds and thinly slice
  • 1 x red onion made into a pickle
  • Tip
  • Make a cheats pickle by mixing 1 tbsp caster sugar, 1 tsp flaky salt, 200ml red wine vinegar, 200ml water, 1 tsp pink peppercorns and pour over a sliced red onion. Leave to pickle at room temperature for at least an hour. Can be made up to 2 weeks in advance and stored in an airtight container in the fridge.

Cook to impress. Pink peppercorn herby butter lifts this restaurant-style food to another level

  1. Pat dry the fillets with kitchen paper
  2. Heat 1-2tbsp of oil over a medium heat
  3. Place the fish, skin side down and cook for 3 minutes or until the skin starts to crisp up. Carefully flip the fillet and sear for a further minute – transfer to a plate 
  4. Meanwhile, take your softened butter and add chopped parsley, a squeeze of lime, pinch of salt and mash with the back of a fork. Plop mix onto a piece of prepared clingfilm and roll into a sausage shape – place in the fridge until ready to use. 
  5. Remove butter from fridge and roll in crushed pink peppercorns.  
  6. Slice to serve and place on cooked fish and watch it melt.

Serve with salads and pour a glass of PepperBox Rosé, enjoy!