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Mediterranean baked Stuffed Sea Bass recipe

Mediterranean Sea Bass Recipe Stuffed with Tomatoes, Lemons and Olives

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  • Author: Eli K. Giannopoulos
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 30 min
  • Yield: 2 sea bass /2 portions 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Greek
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

An amazingly tender Mediterranean oven baked stuffed sea bass recipe for the lovers of the Greek cuisine! To prepare this delicious baked stuffed sea bass recipe the fish is filled with lemon slices, chopped fennel, tomatoes, capers and kalamata olives. Then drizzled with olive oil, scaterred with fresh parsley and baked in a delicious dry white wine sauce to form an impressive 30-minute vegetarian dish!


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Ingredients

  • 2 whole sea bass, cleaned and gutted
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 fennel bulb, sliced
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 15 kalamata olives, pitted
  • 15 capers
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 150ml white wine
  • 1/2 a bunch fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • lemon zest for garnish

Instructions

  1. To prepare this oven baked stuffed sea bass recipe, preheat the oven to 190C and transfer the sea bass onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper. (Make sure to use enough foil to cover the fish later.)
  2. Prepare the stuffing for the sea bass. Finely slice the fennel, lemon and tomato and set aside. Peel and finely chop the garlic and slice the kalamata olives into rings.
  3. Fill the cavity of each fish with 2 slices of lemon, the fennel and half the amount of the chopped tomato, olives and capers. Scatter on top of the sea bass the chopped garlic, any remaining fennel slices and the rest of the olives, tomato and capers. Pour in the white wine and season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Drizzle the sea bass with olive oil and garnish with chopped parsley.
  4. To bake the stuffed sea bass, you need to seal the fish well by folding the foil up like a parcel. This will help keep the juices and flavours in and will help your stuffed sea bass maintain tender.
  5. Bake the stuffed sea bass in preheated oven at 190C for 20-25 minutes, until cooked through.
  6. Remove the baking tray from the oven and let it rest for 3-4 minutes, then place the stuffed sea bass with the foil on a serving platter, unwrap carefully, garnish with some lemon zest and enjoy!

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