Seafood: Oven-Roasted Sea Bass with Ginger and Lime Sauce

posted by Meryl 02-19-102 2:07 PM

Oven-Roasted Sea Bass with Ginger and Lime Sauce

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon chopped peeled fresh ginger
1 tablespoon minced shallot
5 teaspoons light or regular olive oil
2 (6-ounce) sea bass fillets (each about 3/4 inch thick)

Preheat oven to 500°F.

Mix first 5 ingredients and 3 teaspoons oil in small bowl. Season sauce with salt and pepper. Brush 9-inch-diameter glass pie dish with remaining 2 teaspoons oil. Arrange fish in prepared dish; turn to coat. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper; spoon 1/2 tablespoon sauce over each fillet.

Roast fish until just opaque in center, about 12 minutes. Top fish with remaining sauce and serve.
Makes 2 servings; can be doubled.

Bon Appétit
February 1999
30-Minute Main Courses

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