Recipe courtesy of Joon Werner

Seared Nabeta

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 to 4 servings
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One 2 to 3-pound nabeta fish, gutted, skin left on

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Salt and freshly ground black pepper 

1/4 cup canola oil


  1. Sprinkle the fish liberally with salt and pepper inside and out. Heat the oil until almost smoking hot in a large saute pan, and then add the fish. Reduce the heat to medium and cook the fish until golden brown, about 5 minutes per side.