Craving sushi but worried about the sustainability of seafood?
Miss your favorite fish, but can't make the dish?
Don't fear, we have a solution for you!
Here is a sustainable fish dish to satisfy your sushi cravings. This branzino (also known as Branzini, Mediterranean seabass, European seabass) ceviche is perfect for 2 people as a dish or for 4 people as an appetizer!
- 1 lb Branzino filleted (use the freshest fish possible, if it smells fishy, don't use it!)
- 1 to 1 1/2 tspn coarse kosher non-iodized salt (Note: use less salt if using fine salt)
- 4 to 8 ounces of lime juice
- 1/2 a small red onion
- 1 ounce of cilantro or micro cilantro sprouts (optional)
- chop the red onion into thin slices
- Dice the branzino into bite sized cubes
- Place the red onion slices and branzino into a bowl
- Add salt into the bowl and stir the mixture with a spoon. Stir well for 10-20 seconds
- Add the lime juice into the mixture
- Adjust the salt for taste
- top with cilantro
If you want to learn more about sustainable fish options, check out the Monterey Bay Aquarium guide to seafood.