Grilled Cornish Seabass

Grilled Cornish Seabass


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About this recipe: A simple but delicious fish dish using seabass and fresh ingredients. As prepared and served at Seagrass Restaurant St Ives Cornwall by Head Chef Lee Groves.

Seagrass Cornwall, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 100g diced chorizo
  • 100ml fish stock
  • 100ml vermouth
  • 125g butter, chilled and cut into cubes
  • 4 (180g) seabass fillets
  • drizzle oil
  • dash salt and pepper
  • knob butter
  • 100g peeled brown shrimps
  • 4 portions potato puree
  • 4 garnish portions baby vegetables
  • teaspoon caviar (optional)

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Put the chorizo, stock and vermouth in a pan and reduce by half. Whisk in the diced cold butter, and simmer till glossy.
  2. Grill the seabass, skin side up till crisp, with a dash of oil, seasoning and a small knob of butter – for about 4 minutes.
  3. Add the shrimp to the sauce.
  4. To serve: Pipe a neat circle of potato puree into 4 warmed serving bowls. Neatly put the fish on top, Spoon some sauce over and around. Garnish with a few baby vegetables, and a spoon of caviar (if you are feeling extravagant!)

Potato puree

For the potato puree, you can use a floury potato, thinned with milk and seasoned with salt, then pureed till a bit thinner than regular mash.

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