Paleo Branzino Recipe

Chef Dan Catanio , On December 24, 2023


Paleo Pan Seared Branzino Recipe

Level: Easy

Time: 15min

Serves: 4

Cost: High

Pal Seared Paleo Branzino Recipe Overview

Branzino, also known as Mediterranean Sea Bass is a saltwater fish that is naturally rich in minerals like calcium. It has a sweet flavor profile with a delicate flake and low oil content. Branzino recipes are a staple of mediterranean summer cuisine, but this paleo branzino recipe is an easy-to-make recipe that can be made year-round.

Other types of sea bass to use as substitutes in this recipe include black sea bass and Chilean sea bass.

Kitchen Tools For This Paleo Branzino Recipe

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Paleo Branzino Tools.

  • Cast iron skillet

  • Brush

  • Spatula

  • Measuring Cups

Ingredients for This Pan Seared Branzino Recipe

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Paleo Branzino Ingredients.

  • 1/2 Cup of extra virgin olive oil

  • Fresh Chopped Dill or dried – 2 teaspoon

  • Fresh Chopped Oregano or dried – 2 teaspoon

  • Salt – 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon pepper seasoning – 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon wedge, red onion rings, as garnish

Cooking Directions for this paleo Branzino Recipe:

  1. Brush some oil on your cast-iron skillet.

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    Oil the cast iron skillet.

  3. Pat your fish fillet dry using paper towels. Place the Branzino fillet down on a sheet tray and brush lightly with extra virgin olive oil so seasoning will stick to the fish.

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    Brush the fish with light olive oil.

  5. Sprinkle seasoning over the branzino.

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    Sprinkle seasoning on the Branzino.

  7. Sprinkle the seasoning on both sides of the fish filet.

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    Season your fish.

  9. Pan fry the branzino.

  10. Cook for ~3min on each side.

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    Cook for ~3min on each side.

  11. Grill the garnish of onion and lemon.

  12. Plate and enjoy this pan seared paleo branzino recipe.

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    Plate with lemon wedge and onion rings as garnish.

Roasted branzino Recipe Servings and Sides

Serve this paleo fish recipe with a leafy green salad or low carb side.
If you would like a classic idea you can combine this paleo branzino recipe with yam fries to create a crave-worthy paleo meal.

Chef Dan Catanio

A Culinary Institute of America graduate from the 1990s, Chef Dan began his career as a saucier at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan under the Hilton Corporation. Over the years, he has held key positions such as Corporate Executive Chef Director at 5-star restaurants, country clubs, and Indian Casino Resorts.