Bass Recipes

Bass is not only fun to catch, but it is also fun to cook as well. This fish is flaky and can
cook in a matter of minutes. Bass can be used in fancy dishes or it can be used
in down-home family cooking. These are some great bass recipes that a person
must try.

Jerk Citrus Bass

This recipe will bring a taste of the tropics to the home. The fish is the star of the dish
and is complemented by the citrus flavors for some brightness. The jerk
seasonings add a little bit of a kick to this bass recipe.

 Ingredients for the Bass:

 ¼ cup of soy sauce

 1 tbsp. of Worcestershire sauce

 1 tsp. thyme

 1 scallion, chopped up

 1 clove of garlic, keep it whole

 ¼ of a scotch bonnet pepper, chopped up with
the seeds

 1 tsp. chopped ginger

 ½ tsp allspice

 1 tsp. black peppercorns, whole

 2 tbsp. orange juice

 1 tbsp. lemon juice

 1 tsp. grated lemon zest

 1 tbsp. grated lime zest

 ½ tsp. salt

 1 tsp. brown sugar

 2 tbsp. vegetable oil

 6 bass fillets, cleaned, skin on and descaled

Put everything but the bass into a blender. Puree the mixture to allow the
ingredients to mix up well. They should have a fresh and clean smell.

Using a sharp knife, score the skin of the bass diagonally. Do not cut too deep and do
not cut through the fish. Put the fish into a container that has a lid. Apply
the jerk right from the blender. Put the lid on the container and put the bass
into the refrigerator. The bass can marinate anywhere from 2 hours to 12 hours.

Heat a cast iron pan on the stove over medium heat. Allow the pan to get very hot. Take the
bass out of the jerk mixture and pat it so that the bass is dry. Put the bass
skin side down in the pan and cook it for 5 to 6 minutes. Gently, turn the bass
over. Coo it another 5 minutes or until the fish is able to be easily flaked
using a fork. Serve this right away.

Bass with a Lemon Herb Sauce

This sauce has the great flavor of garlic and is delicate enough where it will not
overpower the bass.

The following ingredients are needed:

 4 bass fillets, cleaned and with the skin


 Ground black pepper

 1 cup flow

 4 tbsp. butter

 1 tbsp. sliced garlic

 ¼ cup fresh parsley

 2 tbsp lemon juice

Use salt and pepper to season the bass. Heat a pan up on the top of a grill. Grease the pan
once it is hot. Dip the bass into the flour and then shake to remove extra
flour. Put the bass into the hot pan and cook 3 minutes per side or until the
bass becomes golden brown. Take the bass out of the pan. In the same pan add
the butter and allow it to melt. Add the sliced garlic. Cook the garlic until
it is a golden, brown color. Add the parsley. Remove the pan from heat. Add the
lemon juice. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper. Put the bass on a plate
and spoon the sauce over it.

Fried Bass

 Salt for seasoning

 Ground black pepper for seasoning

 Vegetable oil for deep frying

 2 cups flour

 1 cup of cornmeal

 Milk for dipping

 8 cleaned fillets of bass

Mix the flour and cornmeal in a zip lock bag. Season with salt and black pepper. Put the
bass fillets into a bowl filled with milk. Allow the bass to sit in the milk
for 2 minutes. Allow the milk to drip off. Put the bass into the bag with the
flour mixture and shake it up well. Once the oil is hot fry the bass until it
is golden brown in color. The bass will be nice and crispy.

Baked Bass Dish

This dish is a great way to prepare the bass where it will get a lot of flavors and does not
have to be fried. The following ingredients are needed:

 4 cleaned bass fillets

 1 onion, chopped

 1 green bell pepper, chopped

 ½ stick of butter

 2 cans of tomato sauce

 2 tomatoes, chopped

 Juice of 1 lemon

 1 cup white wine

 Salt for seasoning

 Pepper for seasoning

 Garlic powder for seasoning

Sprinkle the bass with lemon juice. Cover the bass and refrigerate overnight. In a pan over
medium heat put the butter, onion, and green bell pepper. Add the tomato sauce
an chopped tomato. Put the heat on low and allow this to cook for 45 minutes.
Add 2 cups of water then season with salt, pepper, and garlic. Allow this to
cook for an additional 25 minutes. Put the bass into a baking dish. Add the
wine and tomato mixture. Bake the bass at 325 degrees for 40 minutes or until
fish is flaky and tender.

 Bass with Avocado Sauce

This bass recipe is loaded with omega 3 fatty acids and is great for people that are
eating with health in mind. The following ingredients are needed for this

 1 avocado, chopped

 ¼ cup of skim milk

 1 tbsp. lime juice

 1 clove garlic, minced

 1 dash hot sauce

 2 tbsp. lemon juice

 1 tbsp. soy sauce

 1 tsp. grated lemon zest

 1 tsp. Dijon mustard

 6 cleaned bass fillets

 1/3 cup bread crumbs

In a blender mix the avocado, milk, lime juice, garlic, and hot sauce. Mix the lemon juice,
soy sauce, lemon rind, and mustard. Dip the bass into this mixture and then dip
into bread crumbs. Put the bass into a baking sheet. Bake the bass at 450
degrees for 7 minutes. Flip the bass. Cook an additional 7 minutes. Service
with the avocado sauce.

These are some of the great recipes that can be made using bass. Bass is a tasty fish and
a person can catch it and cook it on the same day. These are some of the best
bass recipes to make for people that love fish.

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