Grilled Sea Bass with Almond & Mint Pesto

Pair this sumptuous fish with our recipe for a refreshing mint pesto for a true taste sensation!
Grilled Sea Bass and Preserved Lemon with Almond and Mint Pesto
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Grilled Sea Bass and Preserved Lemon with Almond and Mint Pesto
April 10, 2019
Level Easy
Preparation Time 20 minutes
Cooking Time 15 minutes
Serves 4

RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra


4 x 200g sea bass fillets, skin on and bones removed
spinneysFOOD Salt
spinneysFOOD Whole Black Pepper, freshly ground Olive oil, to drizzle

For the mint pesto

2 handfuls handfuls spinneysFOOD Fresh Mint, stalks removed
1 handful spinneysFOOD Fresh Parsley, stalks removed
1 clove garlic, peeled
25g almonds, toasted
Extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp preserved lemon peel, finely chopped


  • 1

    Preheat the grill to a medium-high heat. Season the sea bass fillets, drizzle with some oil and add to a baking tray

  • 2

    Place the fillets under the grill, skin-side up. Cook for 5 minutes until the skin is crispy and the flesh is cooked through – it will turn a milky, opaque colour

  • 3

    To make the pesto, place all the ingredients in a blender and blitz until combined but still chunky, adding enough olive oil to form a sauce

  • 4

    Serve the fish with the pesto


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