Sea bass with sizzled ginger, chilli & spring onions

Sea bass with sizzled ginger, chilli & spring onions

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(190 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 6

The aromas released while cooking this dish will have everyone licking their lips in anticipation

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal202
  • fat9g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein28g
  • salt0.26g
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  • 6 x sea bass fillets, about 140g/5oz each, skin on and scaled
  • about 3 tbsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • large knob of ginger, peeled and shredded into matchsticks



    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 3 fat, fresh red chillies deseeded and thinly shredded
  • bunch spring onion, shredded long-ways
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…


  1. Season the fish with salt and pepper, then slash the skin 3 times. Heat a heavy-based frying pan and add 1 tbsp oil. Once hot, fry the fish, skin-side down, for 5 mins or until the skin is very crisp and golden. The fish will be almost cooked through. Turn over, cook for another 30 secs-1 min, then transfer to a serving plate and keep warm. You’ll need to fry the fish in 2 batches.

  2. Heat the remaining oil, then fry the ginger, garlic and chillies for about 2 mins until golden. Take off the heat and toss in the spring onions. Splash the fish with a little soy sauce and spoon over the contents of the pan.

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20th May, 2013
My favourite fish dish ever! The flavours are simply amazing! Made this many times and always went down very well!
19th May, 2013
Absolutely lovely!! Wasn't fussed on the ginger so next time will replace it with something else!
18th May, 2013
forgot to rate!
8th May, 2013
This was really good - as confirmed by so many positive comments. Literally 10 minutes to make and so tasty - really good combination of flavours. Expected the chilli to overpower the delicate taste of the fish but wasn't really noticeable but combined with the ginger, garlic, spring onions and soy made a lovely tasty topping. My daughter loved it too and proclaimed it to taste 'authentic'! Will become a regular I am sure - easy, very quick and healthy too so perfect mid week choice.
23rd Apr, 2013
This recipe was amazing. Really good. Followed it exactly because i was nervous. Glad I did. It was easy and delicious....
17th Apr, 2013
Made this and served it with quinoa and green beans. It was SO good! Lovely crispy skin, but soft flesh and interesting + tasty flavours. Made it for myself this time (halved the recipe), but will definitely make it again and for other people :)
9th Apr, 2013
Beautiful, delicate
6th Apr, 2013
10th Mar, 2013
Very simple and tasty dish! Will definitely make again
9th Mar, 2013
Gorgeous! Cooked this twice now and it's been delicious both times.


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