Crabmeat Crusted Chilean Sea Bass

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Total Time
45mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
25 mins

My boyfriend and I just finished having this for dinner -- wonderful!! I had to tweak the original recipe, and what follows is the end result. I'm sure the crust could actually be used on all kinds of fish -- Chilean sea bass is pretty expensive (ours was almost $30/lb), but you could likely substitute any kind of white fish with good results.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. To make crabmeat crust, whip butter in electric mixer at high speed until it turns white and fluffy.
  2. Add crabmeat, parsley, red and yellow bell pepper, white pepper, salt, cayenne, and lemon juice until fully incorporated.
  3. Slowly add Panco while mixing on low speed.
  4. Roll crust between parchment paper until 1/2" thick.
  5. Remove top layer of parchment paper and lay fish fillet on top of crust.
  6. Cut crust along the outline of the filet; discard remaining crust.
  7. Flip fish over onto nonstick baking pan and peel away parchment paper.
  8. Broil until golden brown, approximately 3-5 minutes.
  9. Finish cooking in 375 degree oven until fish is moist and flaky, approximately 20 minutes.