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Grilled Striped Bass with Herb Butter


  • 1 ½ pounds striped bass fillets, skinless, cut into serving-size pieces
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Prepare Herb Butter one hour ahead and set aside.

Preheat the grill to medium-high.

Brush fish on both sides with melted butter. Lightly salt and pepper. Place on a well-oiled grill and cook for 6 to 8 minutes. Turn fish over and repeat, cooking until done.

Herb Butter

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons minced green onions, including tops
  • 2 tablespoons minced parsley
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground white pepper

In a small bowl, cream together butter, onion, parsley, tarragon, salt and pepper. Spread over hot fish.

Contributed by Joyce Taylor  MM2


Striped bass are a wonderful source of protein! There are almost 18 grams of protein in just 3.5 oz. or 100g.

Erika Young, Coastal and Marine Education Specialist