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Whole Fish Branzino Recipe with a Delicate Pepper Sauce

Chef DeWayne , On June 9, 2024


Whole Fish Branzino Recipe

Whole Fish Branzino Recipe Description

Whole fish branzino is also known as mediterranean sea bass. This delicate fish has a tender, flakey white meat texture and when prepared as a whole fish can be a great, less expensive alternative to branzino loins.

Whole Branzino Recipe Ingredients

Recipe Ingredients

Branzino Recipe Ingredients.

  • 1 Whole Fish Branzino

  • 1 Whole Lemon

  • Garlic Cloves (2 cloves)

  • Cilantro (1/4 cup minced)

  • White Wine (3/4 tbsp)

  • Olive Oil (coat bottom of pan)

  • Bell Pepper (half)

Kitchen Tools Needed to Cook Whole Branzino

  • Parchment Paper

  • Roasting Pan

  • Convection Oven

  • Chef’s Knife

Whole Fish Branzino Step-by-Step Cooking Directions

  1. Stuff the fish with lemon (most fish will already be cleaned when you buy them from the seafood market.) Placing it on the roasting rack.

    Stuff the fish with lemon

  2. Pre-heat your oven to 400 degrees Farenheit. Gently oil the branzino and place it in the oven to roast for 20 minutes on each side.

    Bake for 20 min

  3. Take out the whole branzino and allow it to cool on a table.

    Branzino is Cooked.

  4. Whole Fish Branzino Sauce

  5. Mince the peppers.

    Mince the peppers using a chef’s knife.

  6. Add the peppers to a non-stick skillet

    Cook off the peppers.

  7. Allow the peppers to caramerlize

    Caramelize Peppers.

  8. Top it off with some fresh parsley to add some aroma.

    Add fresh herbs.

Serve and enjoy the whole fish branzino topped with this delicious pepper sauce that adds a sweet flavor to the flaky white texture.

Serve and enjoy.

Suggestions for Servings and Sides

Serve this whole fish branzino accompanied by a lemon parmesan kale salad, or a side of homemade spaghetti squash. Of course, a glass of white wine goes well with this whole fish branzino recipe.

Chef DeWayne

Chef DeWayne, a graduate of the esteemed culinary arts program at American River College in Carmichael, CA, brings a diverse range of expertise to the kitchen. With a background that spans from the pinnacle of fine dining in Michelin 3-star establishments to the fast-paced world of casual dining, Chef DeWayne blends precision with creativity in every dish he creates. Passionate about elevating ingredients and connecting with diners through his culinary craft, Chef DeWayne continues to leave an indelible mark on the culinary scene.