RECIPES: Mango Chilean Sea Bass

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 Mango Chilean Sea Bass


Serves Two



Two 8 oz. Chilean Sea Bass filets

¼ tsp. coarse cracked black pepper (divided)

½  tsp. Kosher salt (divided)

2 tsp. olive oil

8 stalks asparagus (steamed)

1 lemon (cut in half)

Mango Hot Sauce:
¼ cup mango puree

¼ small sweet onion

¼ garlic clove, finely minced

¼ oz. vinegar

0.375 oz. (2 ¼ tsp.) water

⅛ tsp. salt

⅛ tsp. blended malagueta hot sauce*

Mango Relish:

2 strawberries – diced

1 slice mango – diced

1 slice apple – diced


Cooking the fish:

  •        Preheat oven 350˚F
  •        Season fish with Kosher salt and coarse cracked black pepper
  •        Heat olive oil in sauté pan. When hot, place fish in pan and sear brown on two sides
  •        Transfer fish to preheated oven and roast until cooked through (140 ˚F in the center)
  •        Cut steamed asparagus down to 5-inch pieces
  •        Lightly coat in olive oil and sprinkle with Kosher salt and coarse cracked pepper
  •        Place on stove or griddle until grill marks appear


Making blended malagueta hot sauce:

  •        Place 10-15 whole malagueta peppers and liquid in blender and blend well
  •        Strain liquid and discard seeds and skin
  •        Blend and strain additional whole peppers and liquid to add more spice




Cooking the Mango Hot Sauce:

  •        In a small saucepan, bring all mango hot sauce ingredients plus blended malagueta hot sauce to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes
  •        Salt to taste
  •        Add additional malagueta hot sauce to taste. It is very spicy so start with small amount and add to preferred heat level.
  •        Chill before serving


Preparing the Mango Relish:

  •        Combine all three in a bowl and refrigerate to chill


Serving the Fish:

  •        Place asparagus together in center of plate all facing same direction
  •        Place fish on top of asparagus
  •        Drizzle the Mango Hot Sauce on top and around fish
  •        Garnish fish with Mango Relish
  •        Place ½ lemon on side of plate for extra flavoring if preferred


Serve and enjoy!

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