Sea Bass Baked With Onion and Honey

Recipe by Sackville
READY IN: 40mins


  • 2
    whole sea bass, cleaned (about 350g each)
  • 1
    large white onion, finely chopped
  • 2
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 2
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 5 -6
    sprigs thyme
  • 2
    tablespoons honey
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil, for drizzling


  • Preheat the oven to 200 C (about 400 F).
  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and gently sauté the onions and garlic until soft, about 5-8 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, use a sharp knife to score the outside of the fish.
  • When the onions are soft, take them off the heat.
  • Pull the thyme leaves off the stem and mix in with the onions.
  • Season to taste and let cool.
  • Smear the honey on the inside of the sea bass, then fill with the onion mixture.
  • Use kitchen string to secure the fish.
  • Lay the fish in a baking tray and sprinkle over some salt and pepper.
  • If you have extra onions you can also set them in the tray.
  • Drizzle over the olive oil and bake on the top rack of your oven for 20-25 minutes.