Sea Bass Cuban Style


This Cuban-style fish recipe is easy to prepare and sure to please. It's also a great dish to serve to guests when you have little time (or desire) to work all day in the kitchen.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 ½ cups thinly sliced white onions

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 4 cups seeded, chopped plum tomatoes

  • 1 ½ cups dry white wine

  • cup sliced stuffed green olives

  • ¼ cup drained capers

  • teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 4 (6 ounce) fillets sea bass

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sauté onions until soft. Stir in garlic and sauté about 1 minute. Add tomatoes and cook until they begin to soften. Stir in wine, olives, capers, and red pepper flakes. Heat to a simmer.

  2. Place sea bass into the sauce. Cover and gently simmer until fish flakes easily with a fork, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer fish to a serving plate and keep warm.

  3. Increase the heat and add butter to the sauce. Simmer until the sauce thickens. Stir in cilantro. Serve sauce over fish.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

444 Calories
19g Fat
17g Carbs
34g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 444
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 988mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 34g
Vitamin C 30mg 149%
Calcium 86mg 7%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 1063mg 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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