Orata (Sea Bream) alla Veneziana ___

Orata (Sea Bream) alla Veneziana


For the Orata:

  • 1 Orata - Sea Bream of about 1 Lb
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 0.5 cup white wine
  • 10 olives pitted
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 2 fillets of anchovies
  • 1 lemon
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • peperoncino - hot pepper
  • salt
  • extra virgin olive oil


Pre-heat the oven at 400F.

Clean the fish and put it in a plate in which you have squeezed the juice of the lemon.

Leave the fish in the juice for about 30 minutes.  Turn it a few times.

Chop up very finely the garlic, capers, parsley and the anchovies.

In a saute pan add 4 Tbs of EV olive oil and saute the chopped ingredients.

Add salt and peperoncino as desired.

After a few minutes add 1/2 of the white wine and let it evaporate.

Once the wine evaporates, add the chopped tomatoes and cook for about 10 mins.

In a baking pan add a few Tbs of EV olive oil and place the fish.

Pour the sauted ingredients on top of the fish. Add the remainder of the wine in the pan and bake for 60 mins. at 400F.