Chilian sea bass recipe

Chef Alan Snyman shares his signature dish


You can choose from fi ve cuisines at this Towers Rotana restaurant. Recreate some of the fl avours in your kitchen by turning a plain fi sh dish into a Japanese sensation.

Chef Alan says: ‘This dish contains some of our favourite Japanese ingredients. Combined into a marinade and sauce, this elevates the Chilean sea bass to a taste sensation of sweet and salty flavours that have delighted our guests in Teatro since it first appeared on our menu.’

The recipe

(Serves one)
• 200g sea bass
• 30g broccoli
• 30g cauliflower
• 30g baby carrot
• 15g baby asparagus
• 2 large chives for garnish

• 25g miso paste
• 25ml sake
• 25ml mirin
• 10g white sugar

• 15ml Kikkoman soy sauce
• 15ml sweet soy sauce
• 25ml mirin
• 10g white sugar
• 10ml rice wine vinegar


1 Mix all marinade ingredients together and boil for 10 minutes on medium heat.
2 Cool completely, then marinade the fish in the mix for 15 minutes
3 Cook sea bass under a hot grill for five minutes, then transfer to oven for five minutes at 200°C.
4 Mix the sauce ingredients in a small pot and boil for five minutes. Keep warm until needed.
5 Steam all the vegetables and keep warm.
6 Using a dessert spoon, spoon the sauce across the plate in large swirls.
7 Place the sea bass just off centre, then place the steamed vegetables in a decorative bouquet next to the sea bass. Finally, place the chives across the sea bass at an angle.

The chef

Name: Alan Snyman
Nationality: South African

Chef Alan has previously worked in restaurants across many prestigious hotel groups, including Al Murooj Rotana, Hilton, Orient-Express and Sun International Hotels. He has been working as the executive chef for Towers Rotana since February this year.

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