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Faster Chef - Sea Bass with Asparagus

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Sea bass with asparagus

Sea bass with English asparagus

Sea Bass with English asparagus, samphire and morels

By Private Chef Duncan Ray

Ingredients (serves 2)
2 x 150g Sea bass fillet, skin on, descaled and pinboned
6 asparagus spears
100g samphire or substitute for baby spinach
50g morels
20g butter
200ml water
Olive oil
Salt and pepper
Hazelnut oil

Duncan Ray

Private chef from Fleet - Duncan Ray


  • Peel asparagus, cut into 1 inch sections.
  • Wash samphire disregarding the black tips and stalks.
  • Wash morels lightly in water to remove grit and leave to dry on kitchen paper.
  • Bring butter and water to boil in 9' frying pan, add the asparagus.
  • Add samphire and morels and cook for a further 1 min.
  • Remove from heat and keep hot. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Place fish skin side down in pan. Cook for 1 or 2 minutes.
  • Serve and drizzle with hazelnut oil.

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