Lemon-Anise Baked Fish
a whole white fish, like sea bream or sea bass, scaled, clean and ready for the oven
(2.2lb would render 4 servings)
4 tbsp olive oil, and some for the pan
4 tsp aniseed
3-4 lemon slices
Warm the oven to 390F (180C)
- Score the fish on one side two or three times and introduce a half lemon slice in each cut.
- Introduce a few seeds inside, season with salt and pepper, and brush with olive oil.
- Set on an oven pan, cover the bottom with olive oil to prevent the fish from sticking to the pan, and scatter a few more seeds on the oil.
- Bake until ready. Be careful not to overcook. It should take about 40 minutes for a 2.2lb fish.