Seabass is a type of fish found in the shallower regions of warm and tropical seas. This Turkish treat is a delicious one enriched with green chillies, tomato, mushrooms, bay leaf and nutmeg and will leave your family wanting more.
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Total Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ingredients Of Turkish Style Seabass
1 seabass-cut into fillets
6 tomatoes-skinned and diced
3 large green chillies-chopped
1 cup chopped mushroom
3 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
1 Tbsp oregano
1 Tbsp red chilli powder
1 lemon-peeled and diced
1 cup bechamel sauce
1 Tbsp tomato paste
1 cup grated cheese
1 Tbsp butter
Salt to taste
70 gm butter
70 gm flour
Pepper to season nutmeg
How to Make Turkish Style Seabass
1.In a clay dish, arrange 1 diced tomato.
2.Add a layer of fish fillets and diced lemon.
3.Sprinkle a pinch of oregano, redchili powder and salt.
4.Then add a Tbsp of chopped mushroom and bay leaf. Keep aside.
5.For the bechamel sauce, bring the milk to a boil. Keep aside.
6.Melt butter in a pan. Add the flour and cook, to make what is called a white roux.
7.Allow it to cool.
8.Pour boiling milk on the cooled roux and whisk until smooth.
9.Bring to a boiling point and cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Season and keep aside.
10.For the tomato sauce, in a heavy bottomed pan, add the remaining tomatoes, mushroom, green chillies, basil, oregano, red chili powder and a dollop of butter.
11.Now add the bechamel sauce. Cook for 5 minutes.
12.Add the tomato paste and 5 cups of water. Bring to a boil and remove from fire.
13.Now put the clay dish on the gas and pour the sauce over the fish.
14.Sprinkle the grated cheese.
15.Cook over a slow fire till done. Serve hot.