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whole roasted branzino
Whole Roasted Branzino with Lemon Paprika Seasoning
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins

A super simple yet flavorful Mediterranean based whole roasted branzino seasoned with paprika and lemon. Ready in 30 minutes. Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo, Keto, Whole30

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian, Healthy, Mediterranean, Seafood
Keyword: branzino
Servings: 2
Calories: 512 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
  • 3 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon hot paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon peel seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon thinly sliced
  • 1 branzini fish scaled and gutted, head cut off,
  1. Preheat oven to 410 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl combine hot paprika, smoked paprika, lemon peel seasoning, garlic powder, and salt. Mix.
  3. Make 4 diagonal slits on both sides of the fish.
  4. Rub olive oil over the fish inside and out.
  5. Rub seasoning on the fish, making sure to rub it inside the slits.
  6. Stuff garlic into the slits.
  7. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil and place half the lemon slices on the foil,
  8. Place fish on top of the lemon slices and place remaining slices inside fish and on top.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes, broiling on high for the last few minutes if you want the top browned.
Nutrition Facts
Whole Roasted Branzino with Lemon Paprika Seasoning
Amount Per Serving
Calories 512 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 360mg120%
Sodium 895mg39%
Potassium 1319mg38%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 81g162%
Vitamin A 650IU13%
Vitamin C 58.7mg71%
Calcium 104mg10%
Iron 4.5mg25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.