Recipe by Chef John
"While this recipe for grilled sea bass with an Asian chile-lime dressing is super-fast and easy, it doesn't taste or look super-fast and easy. Your guests will be impressed, and it will be our little secret. I served mine with some caramelized parsnips."
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garlic, finely minced, or more to taste
seasoned rice vinegar
Asian fish sauce
Asian chile pepper sauce (such as sambal oelek)
Asian (toasted) sesame oil
4 (4 ounce) fillets
vegetable oil, or as needed
salt to taste
coarsely chopped cilantro leaves, or to taste
Very easy to make and absolutely delicious!
I thought this was a delicious recipe! I added more garlic and lime zest/juice then it called for. I also decreased the fish sauce to 1 tablespoon because I've had issues with how salty it is in the past. Great, quick recipe that would be delicious on almost any fish!
I tried this tonight and it was amazing! I used Sriracha for the chili sauce, and added a teaspoon of Thai Chile Ginger sauce plus a teaspoon of Ponzu Lime sauce. My husband grilled the seas bass as instructed and it was perfect. Moist inside with a nice crisp char on the outside. Wish I had taken a picture. Served with log grain wild rice and sugar snap peas. WILL make again!! Probably too often!
I watched the video, and Chef John said this sauce would be good on chicken or other types of fish. The fish market had no sea bass today, so I bought some salmon. Right before dinner, it started to rain, so grilling outside was not an option. I just used the grill pan on the stove top, and this turned out pretty well.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Grilled Sea Bass with Chili-Lime Dressing
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 52
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