Portly Cooks | Sea Bass in Black Bean Sauce

The original recipe for this had the sea bass poached but if you have a double layer steamer, steam the fish along with the fish to save both time and washing up. 2 Sea Bass Fillets 2 Pak Choi 1 Red Chilli 2 Spring Onions 1 tbsp Lee Kum Kee Black Bean Sauce 1 tsp…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bass in Spicy Chilli Bean Sauce

This one can be a little bit of effort for a weeknight but it’s definitely worth the time. 2 Sea Bass fillets For the sauce 2 tbsp Toban Djan 2 Chicken Oxo 150ml Water 1 tsp Soy Sauce 1 cap Shaoxing rice wine 2 cloves Garlic 1 tsp Ketchup 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bass with Saffron and Chorizo Risotto

This is a nice an easy fish dish to make you feel fancy for your mid-week dinner. 1x Sea Bass Fillet 1/3 Cup Risotto Rice Thumb size piece of Chorizo Saffron (optional) 1x Chicken Oxo Cube 50g Samphire Wash the rice thoroughly and then add to a saucepan. Crumble the chicken stock over the top…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bass and Potted Crayfish Butter

Sea Bass is super versatile and goes well with a variety of flavours and seeing as it is that time of year again I thought I should post something at least a little bit healthy. 1 Sea Bass fillet 2 Leaves Cabbage Knob Butter 100g Crayfish Nutmeg Lightly oil a pan and then while still…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bass with Caesar Vegetables

Sea Bass is perfect for a variety of accompaniments. For me it is my go to fish if I’m not sure what to cook for dinner but know I want some kind of seafood. 1 Sea Bass Fillet 4 Brussels Sprouts 75g Samphire 1 tbsp Caesar Salad Dressing Cut the stalky bit off the bottom…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bass with Truffled Mash | Fish Week

Sometimes it’s hard to think of what to cook for dinner, believe me it happens literally everyday! I love Sea Bass and if you look back over my previous posts, I’m a bit of a fan of Samphire too. The Samphire in this is purely to make it look pretty, to be fair the fish…

Portly Cooks | Chilli & Lemongrass Red Fish Parcel

Recently I was kindly sent some Chilli and Lemongrass rub by P&D Artisan Products to try with some fish. This one is my first experiment. I thought I would use a fish that is not as well-known but should be. It is, Red Fish, it’s caught in Scotland and is surprisingly, Red. It has a…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bass, Purple Asparagus and Hollandaise Sauce

Sometimes you read things on menus or see them on specials boards and think… ‘I’m going to try that!’  This is one of those recipes and its dead easy to do, I cheated a bit, using ready-made hollandaise rather than faffing around with a ‘real’ one. The good thing about that is that it makes…

Courgette ‘Noodle’ Soup with Sea Bass #EatMoreFish

Noodle soup is one of my comfort foods, my favourite being a tom yum packet version that just makes you feel all warm inside. This one though, is slightly different. The main reason being there actually no noodles anywhere near this noodle soup. The noodles are made from spiralized courgette! Which on the plus side…