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fresh catch cajun bass with cilantro lime butter

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Fish is so versatile. So many easy ways to fix it. Fresh water bass don't need a lot to make it taste good. It is delicious on it's own. These few simple ingredients enhances the flavor just enough to take it to the next level of deliciousness.

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For fresh catch cajun bass with cilantro lime butter

  • 4 lg
    bass filets
  • 2 tsp
    each salt and cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    soft butter
  • juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh cilantro minced
  • lime wedges and more cilantro for garnish

How To Make fresh catch cajun bass with cilantro lime butter

  • 1
    Mix the salt, cajun seasoning, garlic powder, and pepper together. Rub over the outside of the fish fillets.
  • 2
    Mix the butter juice and zest of lime and cilantro together and set aside.
  • 3
    Add oil to large skillet. Once hot add the fillets and sear on one side. Turn over then add the butter mixture. Baste the fish with the butter mixture while continuing to cook. Turning fish one more time on each side. When fish is done it will be flaky and glistening.
  • 4
    Serve garnished with fresh cilantro and lime wedges.

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