Crispy Skinned Sea Bass and Zhoug Bulgur
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Crispy Skinned Sea Bass and Zhoug Bulgur

Crispy Skinned Sea Bass and Zhoug Bulgur

with Charred Pepper and Baby Plum Tomatoes

This delicious Crispy Skinned Sea Bass and Zhoug Bulgur has been expertly designed by our chefs as a lighter option to help with a balanced lifestyle. SOURCE OF PROTEIN - Protein contributes to the maintenance of muscle mass.

Calorie Smart
High Protein
Cereals containing gluten

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking time25 minutes


serving amount

1 unit(s)

Bell Pepper

(May contain Celery)

10 grams

Vegetable Stock Paste

(Contains Celery)

120 grams

Bulgur Wheat

(Contains Cereals containing gluten)

125 grams

Baby Plum Tomatoes

2 unit(s)

Sea Bass Fillets

(Contains Fish)

50 grams

Zhoug Style Paste

Not included in your delivery

220 milliliter(s)

Water for the Bulgur

1 tbsp

Olive Oil for the Dressing


Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)2286 kJ
Energy (kcal)546 kcal
Fat25.9 g
of which saturates4.3 g
Carbohydrate54.4 g
of which sugars6.3 g
Protein25.3 g
Salt1.79 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.


Baking Tray
Large Saucepan
Medium Bowl


Roast the Peppers

Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7.

Halve the bell pepper and discard the core and seeds. Slice into thin strips.

Pop the pepper onto a baking tray. Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat.

When the oven is hot, roast on the top shelf until soft and slightly charred, 15-18 mins.

Cook the Bulgur

While the pepper roasts, pour the water for the bulgur (see pantry for amount) and veg stock paste into a large saucepan and bring to the boil.

Stir in the bulgur, bring back up to the boil and simmer for 1 min.

Pop a lid on the pan and remove from the heat. Leave to the side for 12-15 mins or until ready to serve.

Tomato Time

Quarter the baby plum tomatoes and pop into a medium bowl.

Add the olive oil for the dressing (see pantry for amount), season with salt and pepper, then mix to combine.

Fish to Fry

Heat a drizzle of oil in a frying pan on medium-high heat. Season the fish with salt and pepper.

Once hot, carefully place your sea bass into the pan, skin-side down.

Cook for 3-4 mins before turning over and cooking for 2-3 mins on the other side. TIP: To get crispy skin on the fish, don't move it around when it's cooking skin-side down. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw fish. It's cooked when opaque in the middle.

Mix Things Up

Once the bulgur is cooked, stir through the roasted peppers and half the baby plum tomatoes.

Add the zhoug style paste (use less if you'd prefer things milder) and mix together until well combined. Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.


Share the zhoug bulgur between your plates.

Top with the sea bass, skin-side up, and the remaining tomatoes.


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