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Sea Bass with Fennel and Garlic

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Out of ideas what to do with a fresh fish? Try this Italian recipe to make a delicious sea bass fresh fish with fennel and garlic.

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Servings: 2
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Ready In: 45 minutes

Ingredients:
4 fennel bulbs, keeping a few fennel fronds for garnish
140ml olive oil
4 cloves garlic, halved lengthways
4 x 120g sea bass fillets
2 tbsp basil, roughly chopped
20g black olives, halved
2 lemons

Directions:
1. Remove the tough outside layers of the fennel, chop the fronds and set them aside. Cut the bulb in half top to bottom, then cut it into four wedges.

2. Heat three tablespoons of olive oil in a heavy pan, add the fennel and fry it over a high heat, stirring from time to time, until they begin to turn golden brown. Add the garlic and cook for one minute. Add four tablespoons of hot water and season. Cover the pan, turn the heat down and cook until the fennel is tender and all the liquid has been absorbed.

3. Next, preheat a frying pan to cook the sea bass. Slash one cm deep cuts across the skin of the fish fillets and season with the chopped herbs and push this mixture into the slashes.

4. Brush the fish with oil. Place the fillets in a hot pan/griddle pan skin-side down and grill/cook for about two top three. Turn over and grill for a further four minutes or until cooked. Squeeze the juice from one of the lemons and mix it with 100ml of olive oil.

5. Quarter the other lemon and set aside. When the fennel is done, add the olives, remove the pan from the heat, add the fennel tops and drizzle with a little olive oil. Place the grilled fish on serving plates, pour the lemon dressing over and scatter with any remaining herbs. Add a wedge of lemon to each portion. Serve with the fennel and olives.

Sea Bass with Fennel and Garlic
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