Jalapeno-lime grilled grouper
April 19, 2011
This can also be delicious made with amberjack, tilapia or mahi-mahi
— 3 Tbsp. chopped, fresh cilantro
— 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
— 1 1/2 to 2 Tbsp. chopped, pickled jalapeno peppers
— 1 Tbsp. grated, fresh ginger
— 1 1/2 tsp. minced, fresh garlic
— 4 grouper fillets (about 1-1/2 lbs.)
— 1 tsp. salt
— 1/2 tsp. pepper
— Mango relish
Perheat a grill to 350 to 400 degrees
Coat a grill tray or basket with cooking spray and place on the grill. Heat, covered with the grill lid for 10 minutes.
Combine the cilantro, lime juice, jalapeno pepper, grated fresh ginger and minced fresh garlic.
Sprinkle the fish with salt and pepper. Place the fish on the hot grill tray or in the basket and grill the fish, covered with the grill cover, for six to eight minutes on each side, or until the fish flakes with a fork, spreading the fish with the cilantro mixture during the last two minutes of grilling.
Serve the fish with mango relish.
— 1 1/2 c. diced fresh mango
— 1/2 c. diced red bell pepper
— 1/4 c. diced red onion
— 1/4 c. chopped fresh basil
— 1 Tbsp. honey
— 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
— 1/4 tsp. salt
Makes about two cups
Capt. Dick May is the owner of Easy Rider Charters in Bokeelia. He can be reached at 283-3247 or easyridercharters.com. Capt. Dick’s Florida Gulf Coast Seafood and Much More (cookbook) $11.50 plus $2.50 postage can be ordered by calling the number above or by mailing to 7989 Judge Bean Road, Bokeelia, FL 33922. Make checks payable to Dick May.