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Sea bass is a popular fish and a great choice of fish for many fish dishes. It can be baked, fried, barbecued and its moist, white flesh is full of delicious flavour. Find our sea bass recipes for an original Moroccan couscous, sea bass in coconut milk or a more simple fried sea bass with mashed sweet potatoes.

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Cook the potatoes with the skin about 15 minutes

  • 4 filets sea bass with skin
  • 500g sweet potatoes
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 150g tomatoes, skin removed, cut into cubes
  • 5 sweet basil leaves (or Thai)
3/5 (108 Votes)


Ask the fishmonger to prepare your sea bass and cut the fillets in half

  • For 4 people:
  • 1.2 kg fresh sea bass
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 shallots
  • 10 g fresh ginger
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tomato
  • One half lemon
  • Thyme, parsley
  • 100 ml dry white wine
  • 250 ml fish stock
  • 3 chicory
  • 1 teaspoon anise seeds
  • olive oil
  • butter
  • salt and pepper
  • Optional: bacon, anise seeds
3.9/5 (68 Votes)


Score the sea bass on both sides at 2cm intervals, cutting roughly 1cm deep, then place into the steamer tray

  • 1 x 1.5 kg whole sea bass, scaled, gutted and gills removed (ask your fishmonger to do this for you)
  • sea salt
  • 5 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced
  • 1 fresh red chilli, finely sliced
  • a thumb-sized piece of fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • a large bunch of fresh coriander, leaves roughly chopped, stalks finely sliced
  • 1 lime
  • low-salt soy sauce
  • sesame oil
3.6/5 (13 Votes)


Salt and pepper the fish, add cumin and refrigerate

  • For the couscous:
  • 500 g fine couscous
  • a big glass of cold water in which you will dilute 1.5 level tablespoons of salt
  • 5 cl of neutral oil
  • 1 sterile gauze in which you place the following spices:
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • A pinch of coriander seeds
  • A pinch of caraway seeds
  • A pinch of cumin seeds
  • A pinch of whole mixed peppercorns
  • 1 clove
  • Tie up the gauze well!
  • For the sauce:
  • 3 heaped tablespoons of tomato concentrate
  • 3 onions, grated or coarsly blended
  • 3 medium potatoes, washed but not peeled
  • 2 courgettes cut into two sections
  • 150 g chickpeas (soaked from the day before)
  • 20 cl of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of harissa,
  • A pinch of paprika
  • Salt and pepper
  • For the fish:
  • 500 g of sea bass, cut into medium-sized steaks
  • 3 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • A pinch of cumin
  • 1/2 tablespoon of harissa
  • A dash of olive oil to coat
  • utensils:
  • a large dish to mix the couscous,
  • a pressure cooker for the sauce
  • a couscous maker or steamer (pot / steamer)
3.4/5 (51 Votes)

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