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Roasted Black Sea Bass With Salsify

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Ingredients
  Fresh herbs 3 Tablespoon, chopped (Like Chives, Chervil, Parsley And Rosemary)
  French bread slices 2 , crusts removed (1-Inch Thickness, A Day Old)
  Unsalted butter 6 Tablespoon, softened
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Salsify 1 Pound, peeled, diagonally sliced into 1/4-inch thickness
  Sea bass fillets 28 Ounce (Black Variety, 4 Fillets, 7 Ounce Each)
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chervil sprigs 4 (Fresh)
Directions

MAKING
1) In the food processor, add 2 tablespoons herb mixture, bread slices. Process till the breads has crumbled.
2) Add in 5 tablespoons butter, pinch of salt and pepper. Process again to mix well. Set the mixture aside.
3) In a pot of salted boiling water, add in the salsify and cook for about 7 minutes on high flame till tender. Drain the salsify.
4) On a saute pan, add the drained salsify and toss over medium heat along with butter, remaining herb mixture, salt and pepper. Saute and take the saucepan off the flame in a few minutes.
5) Season the sea bass fillets with salt and pepper. Place the fish on an oiled hot skillet with its skin side down. Let sear for 2 minutes. Flip the fish and cook the other side for another 1 minute.
6) Transfer the fish to a broiler pan with its skin side up. Allow it to cool for about 2 minutes. Sprinkle the buttered herb mixture over each fillet.
7) Broil the fish in a preheated broiler for about 2 minutes.

SERVING
8) On a serving platter, arrange the salsify. Arrange the fish fillet over it. Drizzle with any butter from the broiler pan.
9) Garnish the fillets with chevril sprigs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Broiled
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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