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Episode 907 - Bringing It Home: Poached Sea Bass  

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Bringing It Home: Poached Sea Bass
Bringing It Home: Poached Sea Bass

Food and Lifestyle Expert, Laura McIntosh joins chef Rajko Marin from the Tadich Grill in San Francisco. Together they serve up a poached sea bass topped with sautéed veggies, a simple, fresh seafood dish that you can make at home.

Poached Sea Bass Dalmatian Style Recipe
Serves 4

4 Each  Fillet (6 Oz each) Sea Bass
2 Each  Carrots (Julienne cut)
1 Each  Leek (Julienne cut)
2 Each  Stalks Celery (Julienne cut)
1 Each  Fennel Root, sliced
1 Each  Onion, Finely chopped
4 Each  Cloves Garlic (chopped or crushed)
8 Each  Small Red Potatoes, already boiled and sliced
4 Tbsp  Olive Oil
2 Cups  Seafood Stock, recipe below (can also substitute with clam juice)
Salt and Pepper, to taste

For Seafood Stock
4 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Cup Onions, chopped
1 Cup Celery, chopped
2-3 Each Cloves Garlic (chopped/crushed)
3 Each Tomatoes, rough chopped
2 Each Bay Leaves
1 Cup White Wine
8 Cup Water
Salt and Pepper, to taste
Any Fish and Shellfish Trimmings
Pinch of Fresh (or dry) Thyme, Basil, Rosemary

Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan. Sear the sea bass fillets (1 min each side) and put aside. Add more olive oil if needed to the sauté pan and add the onion and garlic. Sauté until the onion starts to brown. Add the seafood stock and bring to a boil. Add the fish and the remainder of the ingredients. Cook, covered, for 7 – 10 minutes, or until the fish is cooked.

For Seafood Stock: In a large stock pot, sauté onions, celery and garlic in the oil until brown. Add fish/shellfish trimmings, tomatoes and spices and sauté on med heat for 5 minutes. Add wine and water and salt/pepper to taste. Bring to boil then simmer on low heat covered for one hour. Strain through strainer or colander. Fish stock is ready to use for stews or soups. Can be frozen for future use.

Additional Info:
Bringing It Home

Tadich Grill
240 California St
San Francisco, CA 94111

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