Grilled sea bass with Greek dressing recipe

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20 min


12 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 251 kCal 13%
Fat 13g 19%
  -  Saturates 2g 10%

Sea bass is a delicious and simple grilled fish recipe that is perfect for barbequing. Served with a Greek dressing of lemon juice, olive oil, and chilli flakes, this tasty dish is quick and easy to cook and a delight for the whole family.


  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 2 x 400g whole sea bass, gutted, fins removed, washed and dried
  • 4tsp olive oil
  • Lemon or lime wedges, to serve
  • For the dressing:
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • Pinch of dried chilli flakes
  • 1tbsp chopped fresh thyme or oregano leaves
  • Zest and juice of ½ a lemon, or zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 2-3tbsp olive oil
  • 2tbsp chopped fresh parsley


  • Season the fish inside and out and rub with oil.

  • Put fish on the barbecue grill, or griddle, over a medium heat for about 6 mins, until crispy. Brush top of fish with more oil, turn it over and cook for another 4-6 mins.

  • Meanwhile, mix all the dressing ingredients and spoon over fish. Serve with lemon or lime wedges.

Top tip for making Grilled sea bass with Greek dressing

Alternatively, serve with ready-made sweet or hot chilli sauce.

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