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4 sea bass filets
– salt and black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon of butter
1 tablespoon of olive oil
2 strips of cut lemon peel
1 clove garlic
1 tsp of thyme
1/2 cup port or red wine
This is quite wonderful served on a bed of rice and sautéed peppers with a side of Brussel sprouts.
1 In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of butter and 1 tablespoon of olive oil on medium-high.
2 Season the sea bass fillets with salt and pepper and add fish to pan skin side down
3 Add 1 clove diced garlic, 1 teaspoon thyme, and lemon peel to the pan and cook for 6-7 minutes basting the sea bass with the oil mixture from the pan until the skin is crisped.
4 Transfer the fish skin side up to a baking dish and add 1/2 cup of port or red wine to pan and roast in the oven for 3-4 minutes on 400 degrees until fish is cooked through.