Sea bass with mayonnaise on plate

Sea bass with wild garlic mayonnaise

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 5 mins

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Serves 6 - 8

Our crispy sea bass with wild garlic mayonnaise is perfect for a dinner party main. If you can't find wild garlic, try using fresh basil instead

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving (8)

  • kcal381
  • fat35g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars0.4g
  • fibre0.3g
  • protein16g
  • salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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  • 4 sea bass fillets
  • lemon wedges, to serve

For the wild garlic mayonnaise

  • 200g vegetable oil
  • 100g wild garlic leaves, chopped
  • 1 egg, yolk only
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

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  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 anchovies

Method

  1. To make the wild garlic mayo, heat the oil in a pan, then tip into a blender with the wild garlic. Blend for 2 mins, then pass the oil through a sieve into a jug. Put the yolk in a medium bowl with the mustard. Gradually whisk the green oil into the yolk until it thickens. Whisk in the anchovies and a pinch of salt. Put in the fridge. Can be made a day ahead.

  2. Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan and add the fish, skin-side down. Season with salt and cook over a medium heat for 4 mins, pressing down with a spatula, until the flesh has changed colour and the edges look golden. Turn over and cook for another 1 min. Once cooked, put on a serving plate, spoon on the mayo and serve with lemon wedges.

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