Lemon and basil roasted sea bass recipe

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Grab a taste of the Mediterranean sun by cooking up this zesty lemon and basil roasted sea bass with sweet roasted peppers and fresh juicy tomatoes

  • healthy
Serves2
SkillEasy
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories227 Kcal11%
Sugar8.9 g10%
Fat11.2 g16%
Saturated Fat2.3 g12%
Salt0.31 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein22.1 g44%
Carbohydrates9.5 g4%
Salt0.31 gRow 7 - Cell 2

Grab a taste of the Mediterranean sun by cooking up this zesty lemon and basil roasted sea bass with sweet roasted peppers and fresh, juicy tomatoes

Ingredients

  • 1 pack of sea bass fillets
  • 100g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper, sliced
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 10g of fresh basil, coarsely chopped
  • Olive oil

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Method

  1. Heat the oven to 200ºC/180ºC/Gas Mark 6. Lay the tomatoes and peppers in a roasting dish and drizzle with olive oil.
  2. Mix the lemon juice, zest, basil and a tablespoon of olive oil and smother over the sea bass fillets (save some basil to sprinkle over when serving)
  3. Lay the marinated sea bass on the roasted veg and return to the oven for 15 minutes
  4. The bass will be white and flaky when cooked. Sprinkle with basil and serve immediately.
Top Tip for making Lemon and basil roasted sea bass

Heat this dish up by adding a chopped chilli.

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