Pan Seared Sea Bass
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Cook time
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On the table in under 20 minutes.
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
  • 4-6 Thin Sea Bass filets, about 4-6oz each
  • 1 Lemon
  • ΒΌ cup butter
  • 2 T olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  1. Rinse filets and pat dry with a paper towel. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Slice lemon into wedges and set aside.
  3. Heat butter and olive oil in a flat bottom frying pan over medium-high heat.
  4. Place filets in skillet, skin side down.
  5. Fry fish for 3 minutes, squeezing a lemon wedge over each one before flipping carefully in the pan.
  6. Place lid on the pan and give the fish another 3-5 minutes, cooking until it flakes easily with a fork.
  7. Serve with lemon wedges.
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