Pan-fried Sea bass w/cannellini beans & salsa verde

This dish is one of those dishes that may sound a little fancy but takes no time at all. If you want to impress someone without slaving all day in the kitchen (maybe in the love capacity), this is the dish for you. I call it THE LOVE DISH!

Pan fried Sea bass w/cannellini beans & salsa verde

Ingredients (serves 3-4)

For the fish

4 fillets of Sea Bass

Plain Flour

Salt & Pepper

For the cannellini bean mash

2 x 400g tins of Cannellini beans, drained

1 garlic clove

Rosemary

Olive oil

For the Salsa Verde

30g Parsley

1 tbsp Capers

40g gherkins

1 Garlic clove, chopped

1 lemon, juice

150ml Olive Oil

Salt & Pepper

  • Start by making the salsa verde; blitz all the ingredients in a food processor. Done.
  • For the cannellini bean mash, drizzle olive oil to a pan & add the garlic & rosemary. Fry on a low heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the beans to the pan and heat through for 10 mins.
  • Roughly mash the beans with the back of a fork.
  • Season the sea bass & lightly dust with flour
  • In a frying pan, drizzle  a little olive oil; on a medium heat add the sea bass skin face down. Cook for 3 minutes, then turn over carefully and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  • Serve the fish on a bed of cannellini mash & drizzle salsa verde on top of the fish.