Lemon and basil roasted sea bass Recipe

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15 min


15 min

Grab a taste of the Mediterranean sun by cooking up this zesty lemon and basil roasted sea bass with sweet roasted peppers and fresh, juicy tomatoes


  • 1 pack of sea bass fillets
  • 100g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper, sliced
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 10g of fresh basil, coarsely chopped
  • Olive oil


  • Heat the oven to 200ºC/180ºC/Gas Mark 6. Lay the tomatoes and peppers in a roasting dish and drizzle with olive oil.

  • Mix the lemon juice, zest, basil and a tablespoon of olive oil and smother over the sea bass fillets (save some basil to sprinkle over when serving)

  • Lay the marinated sea bass on the roasted veg and return to the oven for 15 minutes

  • The bass will be white and flaky when cooked. Sprinkle with basil and serve immediately.

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Heat this dish up by adding a chopped chilli.