Sea Bass a la Michele

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Whenever I can't decide on what to do with a piece of fish, I usually opt for this easy and crowd-pleasing technique, which involves roasting seafood after it's been slathered in a highly seasoned vinaigrette. And by crowd, I mean wife. It's baked on top of a warm potato salad.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for drizzling

  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika, plus more for topping

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste

  • ½ cup sliced green onions

  • 1 red jalapeno pepper, sliced

  • 4 small potatoes, quartered

  • 2 (8 ounce) thick-cut boneless, skinless Chilean sea bass fillets

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Oil a baking dish.

  2. Microwave potatoes in a microwave dish on High until just softened, about 5 minutes.

  3. Whisk olive oil and sherry vinegar together in a bowl. Add smoked paprika and salt; whisk to blend. Stir in onions, red jalapeno, and cooked potatoes. Slide the fish fillets into the mixture, turning and coating them with the vinaigrette. Remove the fish from potato mixture.

  4. Place potatoes in prepared baking dish. Nestle fish onto potatoes. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt, a dash of paprika, and a drizzle of olive oil.

  5. Bake in center of preheated oven until just cooked through and fish flakes easily, about 15 minutes.

    close up view of Sea Bass a la Michele over potatoes and peppers in a baking dish
    The Gruntled Gourmand

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

561 Calories
19g Fat
51g Carbs
47g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 561
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 94mg 31%
Sodium 1131mg 49%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 47g
Vitamin C 37mg 185%
Calcium 57mg 4%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 1566mg 33%

* 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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