This basic method can be used to cook any firm, meaty fish filet, such as snapper, grouper or salmon.
Ingredients (Serves 4)
|4||6- to 8-oz. striped bass filets|
|salt and pepper to taste|
|extra-virgin olive oil|
|aged balsamic vinegar|
- Preheat oven to 350 F.
- Rinse fish and pat dry with paper towels. Transfer to a large plate, season both sides with salt and pepper, and coat lightly with oil.
- Heat a large cast-iron skillet (bottom lightly coated with oil) or nonstick frying pan over high heat until quite hot. Place fish skin-side up in pan, reduce heat to medium-high and cook until well browned, about 5 minutes. Turn fish over with spatula and cook for 1 minute.
- Transfer pan to oven and cook until fish is nearly opaque in centre, about 7-10 minutes.
- Divide fish among four plates and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.
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