G R Bunning & Co are a local fishmongers in the heart of Norfolk.  Known locally as ‘Bunning’s Fish’, we are a family business selling fresh local fish and shellfish, along with some of the finest sourced fish from around the world.  Come and visit us at our family-run fishmongers, or at one of the local markets, and enjoy our fresh fish, and our smoked fish which we smoke ourselves.

G R Bunning - Norfolk Fishmonger

Quick Seabass


2 large ripe tomatoes

6 tbsp olive oil

2 garlic cloves, crushed

2 tbsp finely chopped parsley leaves (optional)

1 tsp Dried chilli flakes or 1 fresh chilli, chopped

125ml white wine

salt and pepper

4 sea bass fillets, fresh or frozen

Serves 4



- Put the tomatoes in a bowl filled with boiling water.  leave for 10 seconds, drain, then slip off the skins.  Cut the tomatoes in half, scoop out and discard the seeds, then chop the flesh.


- Heat the oil in a large frying pan that has a lid.  Then add the garlic, parsley, chilli, and cook for 2 minutes


- Add the tomatoes and cook for another 2 minutes before adding the wine.  Increate the heat and bring the sauce to a simmer for a couple of minutes.


- Season, reduce the heat and place the sea bass fillets, skin-side up, in the pan.  Cover the pan and cook for 5 minutes, or 10 if you’re using frozen fish.


- Serve the fillets, skin-side down, with the sauce spooned over the top and seasoned to taste