Crispy Asian sea bass recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 10 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 277 kCal 14%
Fat 9g 13%
  -  Saturates 1.5g 8%
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  • Healthy and delicious crispy Asian sea bass is packed full of flavour thanks to the garlic, lime and red chillies. This recipe really transforms that basic cut of fish into a mouth-watering dinner. A portion of this crispy Asian sea bass works out at only 277 calories per serving and 9g fat.


    • 4x175g sea bass fillets
    • Cornflour, to dust
    • 2tsp groundnut oil
    • 1tbsp toasted sesame oil
    • 30g root ginger, cut into matchsticks
    • 1 red chilli, cut into matchsticks
    • Bunch of spring onions, shredded
    • 3 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
    • 400g bok or pak choi, or choi sum
    • 4tbsp Kikkoman teriyake marinade
    • Lime wedges, to serve
    • Steamed rice, to serve


    • Pat the fish with kitchen paper, then dust both sides with cornflour. Heat a splash of oil in a large frying pan, then drizzle the skin on each fillet with a little more oil and add to the pan, skin-side down. Cook for 2-3 mins, turn and cook for a further min.

    • Meanwhile, heat the sesame oil in a large wok, add the ginger, chilli and spring onion and cook for 2 mins, stirring. Add the garlic and cook for a further min, then spoon over the fish. Add the bok choi and teriyake marinade immediately to the wok, cook over a high heat for 1 min until wilted. Serve with the fish, lime wedges and steamed rice.

    Top tip for making Crispy Asian sea bass

    Look for Young’s Basa Fillets in the freezer aisle for a cheaper alternative to sea bass.

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