Japanese marinated sea bass with asparagus and chili

A delicious Japanese recipe. Sea bass with asparagus and chili
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Today I am going to show you a delicious Japanese recipe that you can easily cook in under 30 minutes. It’s light so it works well with most diets, but if you don’t care about that, I suggest you make it a double as I am sure you’ll love it 🙂 . For taste and flavour, I marinated it (overnight) in a lovely Japanese sauce. That made it so delicious, I literally licked the plate clean :))

Pair it with some dry Sake (my favourite drink 🙂 ) and enjoy it with your friends and family.

And if you like Japanese recipes the way I do, you just have to take a peek at the Tuna Tataki I made last week.

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Japanese marinated sea bass with asparagus and chili

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Author Blondelish

Ingredients

  • 2 sea bass fillets
  • 1 Tbs butter
  • 250 g asparagus trimmed
  • Maldon smoked salt flakes
  • 1 red chilli sliced
  • Watercress to garnish
  • Ingredients for the Japanese marinade: 1 Tbs brown sugar
  • 2 Tbs soy sauce
  • 2 Tbs Mirin Japanese sweet cooking wine
  • 2 Tbs sake
  • 1 crushed clove of garlic
  • 1 tsp grated ginger

Instructions

  1. Mix well all the Japanese marinade ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Marinate the sea bass in the mix for at least 1 hour. (it get’s better if you can keep it overnight in an air-tight container).
  3. Place a pan over medium heat, and when it’s hot, add the butter and pan fry the asparagus for about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and set aside on a plate.
  4. In the same hot pan, add the fish fillets skin down first. They will need about 2-3 minutes on each side to get cooked through and form a caramelised crust on the top.
  5. Place the asparagus on a plate, put the sea bass on top and sprinkle with fresh sliced chilli and watercress.

Japanese marinated sea bass with asparagus and chilli

Japanese marinated sea bass with asparagus and chilli

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