Barbecued Sea Bass
Barbecued Sea Bass
2 serves


  • 1 whole sea bass (or other fish, 500 to 600 grams), cleaned
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 chilli
  • 1 tbsp grated lemon rind
  • 2 fresh bay leaves
  • Olive oil for brushing
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. Method
  2. Notes

  1. Wash the fish and dab dry. Score the skin on both sides with a sharp knife, making about eight crosswise cuts at a slight angle.
  2. Peel and finely chop the garlic. Wash, trim, halve and finely chop the chilli. Cut the bay leaves into thin strips.
  3. Brush the fish with oil, season with salt and pepper and rub with garlic. Place on an oiled grill or wrap tightly in foil. Cook over a low heat for about four to five minutes on each side (the fish is done when the fins can be pulled out easily).
  4. Mix the chilli and lemon rind and scatter over the fish with the strips
  5. of bay leaf.

Nutritional information per serving – 1544 kilojoules: 56.5g protein; less than
1g carbohydrate; 15.3g fat.

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