Bass on a Bed of Warm Tomatoes and Red Peppers

Bass on a Bed of Warm Tomatoes and Red Peppers

Posted 2013-07-14 by Sandra Lawsonfollow
This is a colourful dish that evokes sunshine and the Mediterranean.



Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Makes: 2 servings

Ingredients
2 tbsp olive oil
1 sea bass (or bream if you prefer) filleted and pin boned
1 banana shallot
A selection of whatever tomatoes you fancy
1 red pepper
1 handful each of flat-leaf parsley and basil
A few drops of balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste

Method
  • Slice the banana shallot and set aside.



  • Halve the tomatoes, or cut into wedges, depending on the sizes.



  • Cut the pepper into halves, remove the seeds and cut again into wedges.

  • Chop the parsley and basil.



  • Season the fish with salt and freshly ground pepper.



  • Heat a tablespoon of oil in a frying pan over a medium/high heat and add the fish fillets, skin-side down.

  • Fry for 2 or 3 minutes until the skin is crisp and golden and the flesh starts to turn opaque at the edges.



  • Flip over and continue to cook for another minute or two.



  • Put the other tablespoon of olive oil in a small saucepan and fry the banana shallot for a minute or so until it is soft.



  • Add the tomatoes and peppers.



  • Stir in the parsley.



  • Add a splash of balsamic vinegar and mix throughly.

  • Spoon onto two plates and top with the bass.



  • Categories
    #fish
    #lunch
    #dinner
    #summer
    #tomatoes

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