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    Sea Bass Fillets With Prawn and Chilli Butter

    A stylish dish that's quick and simple to prepare and great for a relaxed supper for two.

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 10 minutes
    • Total time: 20 minutes 20 minutes

    Serves: 2


    • 1 lemon
    • 50g cooked and peeled prawns
    • 25g butter, at room temperature
    • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
    • ½ x 20g pack fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
    • 2 x 150g Waitrose Sea Bass Fillets


    1. Cut 2 thin slices from the lemon, then grate the zest of the remainder and squeeze the juice.
    2. Reserve 6 prawns to garnish, then finely chop the rest. Place in a small bowl, add the butter and mash together well. Stir in the chilli,lemon zest and juice, 2 tablespoons of the chopped parsley and some seasoning. Cover and chill in the fridge.
    3. Place the sea bass fillets on a heatproof plate and top each one with a slice of lemon. Place the plate in a steamer or sit it over a pan of simmering water, and cover. Steam for 4 minutes.
    4. Top the fish with the prawn butter and scatter with the whole prawns. Cover and continue to steam for a further 2-3 minutes until the fish is cooked and the prawns are piping hot.
    5. Carefully transfer to 2 plates and serve with Waitrose Lemon and Garlic Couscous and steamed French beans.

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    Cook's tips

    If you prefer, top the fish with the lemon slices, cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes. Uncover and spoon over prawn butter, then cook for 1 minute on high. If preferred, use dill or basil instead of parsley.

    Drinks recommendation

    Semillon/Sauvignon Blanc is ideal for serving with sea bass.


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    4 stars