Whole Roasted Black Sea Bass with Lemon and Herbs

"Simple Roasted Whole Fish"
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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 20mins
Serves or Makes: 2-4

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  • 2 whole scaled and gutted black sea bass
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 lemon, sliced into wedges
  • 1 bunch thyme, parsley, cilantro and or mint


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 420ºF.

  • Step 2

    On a parchment lined baking sheet, rub the fish with olive oil, generously season the cavity and outside with salt and pepper, and stuff the cavity with lemons and fresh herbs.

  • Step 3

    Place in a preheated oven and roast until the skin is crisp and the inside is opaque, about 12 - 20 minutes, depending on size and thickness.

  • Step 4

    Transfer to a large platter and garnish with remaining lemon wedges.