Sea bass with Indian spices

Sea bass with Indian spices
In this recipe, the whole secret is in the cooking. The sea bass (or other fish of your choice) is simply fried with an Indian spice mix.
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Last modified on: September 1st 2021

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Stage 1 - 15 min.
Sea bass with Indian spices
Prepare 4 fillets fish, carefully remove any remaining bones, and dry on absorbant paper.

Salt lightly and coat thoroughly on both sides with the spices.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Sea bass with Indian spices
Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into a large frying pan on medium heat. When hot, add the fish fillets, skin side down.

The skin will tighten to start with. This is normal, so leave it be.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Sea bass with Indian spices
After 2 or 3 minutes, you can press down on the fillets with a fork to flatten them.

Cook until the edges of the fish begin to turn opaque.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Sea bass with Indian spices
Turn the fillets over. The skin should be well fried.

Leave to cook for a further 3 minutes.

Stage 5
Sea bass with Indian spices
Better still, stick an electronic thermometer into the thickets part of the flesh and wait until it reaches 140°F (60°C ), sign that the fish is perfectly cooked.

Stage 6
Sea bass with Indian spices
Serve immediately with the accompaniment of your choice (sesame rice here).
The original French version of this recipe uses Olivier Roellinger's "Retour des indes" mix. A more easily obtainable substitute would be a mild curry or tandoori mix.
Should be eaten immediately.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
948 Kcal or 3,969 Kj102 gr0 gr60 gr
47 %39 %0 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
144 Kcal or 603 Kj15 gr0 gr9 gr
7 %6 %0 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
237 Kcal or 992 Kj26 gr0 gr15 gr
12 %10 %0 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Fish
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 6.24 €
  • Per person : 1.56 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spiced butternut gratin, Koulibiak in pie dish, Leek and fresh tuna tart, Home-made chilli oil, Cauliflower "moelleux" in ramekins, ... All
Fish filletFish fillet: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Sea bass with coriander cream en papillote, "Land and sea" kebabs, Fish "à la Bordelaise", Erika's ceviche, Rosemary steamed fish, ... All
Tandoori spicesTandoori spices: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks, Spiced butternut gratin, ... All
Fine (or table) saltFine (or table) salt: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Poppy seed and lemon cake, Hamburgers, Comtoise stuffed tomatoes, Chocolate mousse with hazelnuts, Naan, ... All
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