I think you will agree this is the MOST AWESOME tasting recipe for Sea Bass. We rarely buy sea bass because of the cost, but when we do, this is THE recipe
SEA BASS HEAVEN
1 cup Mirin
3/4 cup White Miso paste
1/2 cup Sake (or dry white wine)
1/4 cup Sugar
Sea Bass Fillets, approx. 1" thick
Combine Mirin, Miso Paste, Sake & Sugar.
Marinate the Sea Bass in this mixture for 2 or 3 hours in refrigerator.
1 cup Sake (or dry white wine)
1/4 cup Shallots, chopped
6 cloves Garlic, chopped
2 Bay Leaves
1/2 tsp. Peppercorns, whole
1 cup Whipping Cream
5 Tbslp. Butter, unsalted, room temp.
2 Tblsp. fresh Lemon Juice
Bring Sake to Boiling.
Add: Shallots, Garlic, Bay Leaves, Peppercorns. Cook and reduce to nearly 1/2.
Add: Whipping Cream. Cook and reduce to approx. 1 cup.
Strain this mixture into a pan through a sifter, pressing to extract juices.
Over a low heat, Add unsalted Butter a bit at a time, stirring.
Turn off Heat. Add Lemon Juice. Salt & Pepper to taste.
BAKE Marinated Sea Bass on oiled baking sheet in preheated 425 degree oven until fork tender & nearly completed cooking. About 15 minutes depending on size.
NOW BROIL the Sea Bass under hot broiler until well browned, fork tender & flaky. Be careful not to burn.
Serve w/Seasoning Sauce