Recipe courtesy of Championship Yacht Charters

Pan-Seared Sea Bass with a Spanish Sauce

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings
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1 medium size red pepper, diced

1 medium size green pepper, diced

2 medium size yellow onions, diced

2 tablespoons olive oil, plus 4 tablespoons

1 pound small shrimp, peeled and diced

1 cup mild salsa

1 quart heavy cream

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

10 (8-ounce) fillets sea bass, skin removed

Red pepper, julienne, for garnish

Parsley sprigs, for garnish


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, saute red pepper, green pepper and onion in 2 tablespoons of olive oil for 10 minutes, or until tender. Add shrimp and continue cooking for 3 minutes. Add salsa, heavy cream, salt and pepper, then heat and reduce until slightly thickened.
  2. Season sea bass on both sides with salt and pepper. In a large iron skillet over medium-high heat, pan-sear the sea bass with remaining olive oil.
  3. Place fish on a plate and ladle sauce over fish. Garnish with julienne red pepper and a parsley sprig.