Whole Roasted Branzino is one of my favorite meals – and super quick and easy to prepare too. Don’t be afraid of the whole fish – it won’t bite and is so delicious when done.
I keep it simple – I only use olive oil, salt & pepper, fresh rosemary and lemon slices with my branzino. I serve it with some fresh arugula coated with lemon juice and a few cracks of fresh pepper and voilà! The perfect lunch or a light dinner.

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Whole Roasted Branzino with a Fresh Arugula Salad
Whole Roasted Branzino is one of my favorite meals - and super quick and easy to prepare too. Don’t be afraid of the whole fish - it won’t bite and is so delicious when done. I keep it simple - I only use olive oil, salt & pepper, fresh rosemary and lemon slices with my branzino. I serve it with some fresh arugula coated with lemon juice and a few cracks of fresh pepper and voilà! The perfect lunch or a light dinner.
Roasted whole Branzino
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
Roasted whole Branzino
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with a non-stick spray (I use avocado oil)
  3. Place cleaned branzino on the baking sheet and coat both sides and inner cavity with olive oil.
  4. Sprinkle salt and pepper on outsides and cavity as well.
  5. Stuff 2 - 3 sprigs or rosemary and 2 - 3 slices of fresh lemon in cavity.
  6. Bake / roast fish in oven for 20 minutes.
  7. Serve branzino with arugula coated with juice of half lemon and remaining black pepper.

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