1tbspfresh lime juice(the juice from half a small lime)
4Sea Bass fillets- skin on
2tbsplight brown sugar
1Handful of fresh coriander (cilantro)torn
1bunch of spring onions (scallions)sliced into thin strips
1red chillisliced thinly
Preheat the oven to 200c/400f
Mix the oil, chilli, honey, soy sauce, ginger, garlic and lime in a small bowl.
Place the sea bass fillets, skin-side down, on a baking tray. Sprinkle on the cornflour and rub it into the fish gently.
Spoon on the honey-soy sauce mix (it will pour off a little, but that's fine). Sprinkle on the sugar and place in the oven to cook for 8 minutes. Half-way through cooking, open the oven and baste the fish with the sauce in the tray (it will be stickier now it's been in the oven).
Once the fish is cooked, take out of the oven and baste again with sauce, then sprinkle the top with coriander (cilantro), spring onion (scallion) strips and slices of chilli.
Serve with lime slices and some boiled rice or salad.
Skin on or skinless fillets?
Go for skin on fillets (boneless). The skin will help the flesh of the fish hold together better, and will ensure the fish is more tender.
Can I cook the sea bass in advance?
No, this really needs to be cooked right before serving, otherwise the fish will be chewy instead of tender and flaky You can mix together the sauce ingredients beforehand (cover and leave at room temperature for up to a day) to speed things up even further when you make it.
Can I make it gluten free?
Yes, swap out the soy sauce for tamari and you're good to go.Nutritional information is per portion.