Red snapper

Red snapper

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    whole red snapper, gutted and scaled

  • lime or lemon slices

  • fresh basil, chopped

  • fresh cilantro, chopped

  • Marinade

  • 4

    tablespoons oyster sauce

  • 2

    tablespoons soy sauce

  • 5

    cloves garlic, pressed

  • 2

    teaspoons fish sauce

  • 2

    tablespoons brown or palm sugar

  • ¼

    teaspoon black pepper

  • 1

    tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1

    tablespoon lime juice

  • 2

    teaspoons Thai sweet chili sauce

  • ½

    teaspoon sambal oelek (optional)

  • Dipping Sauce

  • 4

    tablespoons Thai sweet chili sauce

  • 1

    tablespoon fresh ginger, minced fine

  • 1

    tablespoon garlic, minced

  • ½

    teaspoon sambal oelek or ⅛ teaspoon cayenne

  • 2

    teaspoons fish sauce

  • 2

    tablespoons lime juice

Directions

1. Warm your grill or start your coals. 2. Mix the Dipping Sauce ingredients together in a small bowl and set aside. 3. Mix the Marinade ingredients together in a medium bowl and set aside. 4. Place the fish on a foil covered sheet pan. Score 3 diagonal cuts 1 ½ inches apart along the length of fish from head to tail on both sides. 5. Drizzle 3 tablespoons or more of marinade over fish, covering both sides, in cuts and in underside cavity. 6. Place fish in a grill basket and grill for 20 minutes with the cover of grill closed, turning when each side is a little charred. Brush with marinade at each turning and continue to barbeque until fish will flake. 7. Place on serving platter and brush with marinade for a glossy finish. Remove fish fillets to plates, squeeze lemon or lime juice over, and sprinkle with chopped basil and cilantro. Serve with Dipping Sauce in small bowls.


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