Barbecued Sea Bass

Barbecued Sea Bass


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About this recipe: A simple recipe for barbecued sea bass. If the fish is fresh, this dish is sure to please. Great for beach side barbecues.


Serves: 2 

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 500g (1 1/4 lb) fresh sea bass

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Preheat an outdoor barbecue for medium heat and lightly oil cooking grate.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper and bay leaf. Rub fish with mixture inside and out.
  3. Cook the fish over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes, flipping halfway through. Fish is done when it flakes easily with a fork.

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Reviews (4)


Something else. It's winter and I did not want to bbq so I made the lemon juice mixture omitting the bay leaf, placed fish on piece of foil. Drizzled the marinade over the fish then basted the top with lemon pesto and gathered the foil loosely. Baked at 220 for 15 minutes. Delicious! - 15 Sep 2008


So simple, so awesome. Okay, my tiny "tweak" was only to throw in a couple chilli peppers, because I had them left over-- and it gave it a lovely zing, without detracting from the flavours. I barbecue year-round; minus 30 and a blizzard is no excuse to resort to the stove, y'all. - 10 Nov 2014

Markham cook

Happy to be the first to review this one. Fantastic!!!! I had a beautiful thick fillet and barbecued it. The flavour of the fish was not overpowered by the marinade. Super yummy.. - 15 Sep 2008

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