Spiced sea bass with caramelised fennel

Spiced sea bass with caramelised fennel

main courses | serves 2

1. Put the butter and a splash of oil in a pan over a low heat, cook the fennel for 40 minutes, or till golden and caramelised. Preheat the oven to 180C/gas 4.
2. Rub the lemon zest, garlic and chilli over the fish, season, and put 23 lemon slices inside each fish cavity. Bake for 20 minutes, till cooked. Serve with the fennel, scattered with reserved tops.

 

Recipe Abigail Fawcett
Photo Sam Stowell


from Issue 5

ingredients

40g butter
Olive oil
3 heads of fennel, cut into wedges, tops removed and reserved
1 lemon, zested and sliced
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 chilli, finely chopped
2 whole sea bass, cleaned and scored

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