Branzino Arrosto

Roasted Marinated Sea Bass

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4–6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The River Café Cookbook

By Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers

Published 1995

  • About

The grilling of the skin before baking gives the bass a distinctive and interesting flavour

Ingredients

  • 1 × 2.25 kg (5 lb) sea bass, scaled and cleaned but not filleted
  • 2 tablespoons

Method

Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5. Preheat the grill.

Put half the fennel seeds and some salt and pepper inside the cavity of the fish, brush the skin with a little olive oil and grill for about 5-6 minutes on each side until the skin is lightly charred.

Place half