Mild striped bass pairs beautifully with robust grilled asparagus and peppery greens. (Serves 4)

Grilled Asparagus and Arugula Salad with Lemon-Truffle Dressing

Simple grilled striped bass*

Basmati rice
Credit: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling Jan Gautro

* Preheat grill. Combine 2 tablespoons butter, 1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives, 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic, and 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind. Sprinkle 4 (6-ounce) striped bass fillets with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Grill 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Divide butter evenly among fillets.