Grilled sea bass with Greek dressing recipe

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This simple grilled sea bass with Greek dressing is a delicious fish recipe that is simple to make & full of flavour. Perfect for the BBQ or grill

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  • healthy
Preparation Time20 mins
Cooking Time12 mins
Total Time32 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories251 Kcal13%
Fat13 g19%
Saturated Fat2 g10%

Sea bass is a delicious and simple grilled fish recipe that is perfect for barbequing. Served with a Greek dressing of lemon juice, olive oil, and chilli flakes, this tasty dish is quick and easy to cook and a delight for the whole family.


  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 2 x 400g whole sea bass, gutted, fins removed, washed and dried
  • 4tsp olive oil
  • Lemon or lime wedges, to serve

For the dressing:

  • 1-2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • Pinch of dried chilli flakes
  • 1tbsp chopped fresh thyme or oregano leaves
  • Zest and juice of ½ a lemon, or zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 2-3tbsp olive oil
  • 2tbsp chopped fresh parsley




  1. Season the fish inside and out and rub with oil.
  2. Put fish on the barbecue grill, or griddle, over a medium heat for about 6 mins, until crispy. Brush top of fish with more oil, turn it over and cook for another 4-6 mins.
  3. Meanwhile, mix all the dressing ingredients and spoon over fish. Serve with lemon or lime wedges.
Top Tip for making Grilled sea bass with Greek dressing

Alternatively, serve with ready-made sweet or hot chilli sauce.


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