BLACK SEA BASS WITH SHRIMP IN A LEMON SCAMPI SAUCE

black seas bass topped with shrimp in a lemon caper sauce on a white plate

My Black Sea Bass is perfect for your next date night dinner or to make any night a special occasion.   Why go out when you can make this restaurant-style dish in your own home tonight.

Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Servings: 2
Calories285 kcal
INGREDIENTS
  • 12-14 ounces black sea bass fillets
  • 6 16-20 count shrimp Peeled and deveined wild caught
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1 clove garlic – finely chopped
  • juice of one half lemon
  • splash of white wine
  • 2 ounces vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon of butter rolled in flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian parsley – finely chopped
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Place sea bass fillets in a baking pan and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, then sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper. add a little water to the pan to help keep the sea bass moist
  3. Roast Sea Bass for 15-20 minutes
  4. In a sauté pan add olive oil and chopped garlic, when the garlic starts to cook add the shrimp.
  5. Turn the shrimp over and add the capers.
  6. When shrimp are almost fully cooked add a splash of white wine.
  7. Add stock, lemon juice and butter rolled in flour.
  8. As the sauce begins to thicken up add chopped parsley, remove from heat and serve over plated Black Sea Bass fillets.
  9. Garnish with sliced lemon and serve with your favorite sides.