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Fragrant Barbecued Sea Bass
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Fragrant Barbecued Sea Bass

Fragrant Barbecued Sea Bass

Serves: 2
Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 5-10 minutes

1 sea bass, (or two medium mackerel), cleaned
1 lime, in thin slices
2.5cm/1in ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
2 spring onions, trimmed and cut on the slant
2 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
½ stick lemongrass, crushed and thinly sliced into rounds
2 extra sticks lemongrass, sliced lengthways

For the baste:
1 tbsp lime juice
1 ½ tbsp sunflower oil
1 tbsp Green Tabasco® Pepper Sauce
salt and freshly ground black pepper

Mix baste ingredients together.

Season the cavity of the fish with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Slash the fish on both sides.

Brush with baste on both sides and leave covered with cling film in the fridge for 20 minutes - brushing again.

Remove from fridge and stuff with garlic, lemongrass, ginger, spring onions and lime slices. Make sure coals are hot.

Place remaining lemongrass on a the barbecue rack and sit fish on top. Brush again with baste.

Cook for around 5 - 10 minutes each side, until cooked through.

Serve immediately.

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