Fish & Seafood


Sea Bass with Dried Fruit Salsa


  • 4 (5 to 6 ounce) sea bass fillets, about 1-inch thick
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup of each dried fruit, mango, papaya, cherry, and pineapple
  • 1/3 cup apple juice or cider
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons apricot jam
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

1. Rub fish with olive oil.
2. Combine coriander, cumin, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper; mix well. Set aside 1/2 teaspoon of the mixture for the fruit salsa. Add salt to remaining mixture.
3. Rub seasonings over both sides of fish.
4. Heat a large nonstick skillet over high heat until hot.
5. Add fish. Reduce heat to medium, cook 3-5 minutes or until fish is browned and seared. Turn fish over; cook about 5 minutes or until fish is slightly firm and flaky.
6. Combine dried fruit, juice, vinegar, and 1/2 teaspoon reserved seasoning mixture in a small saucepan or microwave-safe dish. Bring to a boil. Stir in jam. Let stand 5 minutes.
7. Transfer fish to serving plates. Top with fruit salsa and sprinkle with cilantro.

4 servings

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: Calories 337, Fat 6 g, Calories from Fat 16%, Protein 28 g, Carbohydrates 43 g, Fiber 3 g, Cholesterol 58 mg, Sodium 241 mg.

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Last Editorial Review: 2/14/2006