Grilled Bronzino Stuffed with Lemon and Fresh Herbs
Recipe Type: Seafood
Serves: 2 servings
  • 2 whole branzino (also called sea bass), about 1 lb. each
  • 2 lemon, thinly sliced
  • Few sprigs of fresh herbs, parsley, cilantro, thyme and/or basil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Olive oil for drizzling
  • Herb Olive Oil
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ lemon, zested and juiced
  • Few leaves of fresh herbs (basil, parsley, cilantro)
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Ask your fish monger to clean the branzino well, to de-scale it and de-gut.
  2. Into the cavity of the fish, season well with salt and pepper and stuff with lemon slices and herbs and a bit of olive oi.
  3. Season the outsides of the fish with salt, pepper and drizzle with olive oil as well..
  4. Heat your grill to medium-high heat and cook fish on each side for about 5-7 minutes until the skin is charred and fish looks opaque.
  5. Once done, reserve to a platter and serve with more lemon and herb olive oil.
  6. To make herb olive oil, chop fresh herbs finely and mix with olive oil. Add lemon zest and juice and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Drizzle citrus oil over fish when ready to serve.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at