Sea bass with orange and tarragon salad recipe

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Meltingly tender fillet of sea bass served on a bed of noodles with a fresh-tasting, tangy salad on the side - a great light dish for a dinner party

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  • healthy
  • healthy
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories210 Kcal11%
Fat7.5 g11%
Saturated Fat3.1 g16%

This tender sea bass with a tangy, citrus salad is ready in around 10 mins and is impressive enough for when you've got friends over


  • 1 orange
  • A few sprigs of tarragon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 fillets of sea bass, about 300g (10oz) in total
  • Knob of butter and 1tsp olive oil
  • Noodles and shredded cabbage, to serve




  1. Peel and segment the orange, catching the juices in a bowl. Mix in a few whole tarragon leaves.
  2. Season the sea bass fillets. Heat a pan, add the butter and oil, and when hot, add the fish, skin-side down and cook for a couple of minutes to let it go crispy, then flip it over and cook for another minute.
  3. Serve the fish on the egg noodles, cooked according to pack instructions, with the cabbage. Serve with the orange and tarragon salad.
Top Tip for making Sea bass with orange and tarragon salad

Not suitable for freezing.


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