Recipe courtesy of Rocco DiSpirito

Oil and Vinegar Bass in a Pouch

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min
  • Prep: 45 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Bring a large stockpot of water to boil and add 2 tablespoons of salt. Set up an ice bath. Cook the broccoli rabe in boiling water until it is bright green and tender, about 4 minutes. Drain, cool in the ice bath, and drain again. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  3. Lay out 4 (12-inch) pieces of foil out on a counter. Put the fennel, onion, tomatoes, and basil in a medium bowl and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of oil and a splash of vinegar. Divide the vegetables between each sheet of foil, making a small mound.
  4. Season the fish on both sides with salt and pepper, to taste, and place 1 on top of each pile of vegetables. Drizzle each pile with a tablespoon of oil and 1 teaspoon of vinegar and use a second piece of foil on each, and roll up the sides, to seal the pouch completely.
  5. Put the pouches on a sheet pan and cook in the oven for 9 minutes. Turn the package over halfway through. While the fish cooks, saute the broccoli rabe in a large saute pan with 2 tablespoons of olive oil until it is hot throughout.
  6. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. To serve, put the pouches on each of four plates and open them at the table. Garnish with basil sprigs and pass the broccoli rabe.

Fudge Factor

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

How-To: Chocolate Cream Puffs

Make this classic and elegant French dessert using our step-by-step guide.

Easy Gift Idea: Chocolate-Covered Toffee Feb 7, 2013

Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …

How to Make Truffles

Learn how to make a chocolate lover's favorite treat: the classic truffle made from smooth chocolate ganache.

Essentials: Chocolate Basics Sep 1, 2016

Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …

Nostalgic, Old-Fashioned and Retro Candy and Candy Bars

Take a sweet trip down memory lane by ogling these old-school candy bars and confections.