Recipe by PookeyLumLum
My husband and I love fish and buy it frequently. Sometimes, we end up getting a more fishy fish than we like and hate to throw it away. So, this is something we've come up with to marinate the fish with to make it totally yummy, despite the funky-fish-flavor factor. :D My step-daughter hates fish and has always refused to eat it. She tried a piece of Tilapia marinated in this and said it was honestly good. That's saying a lot if she ate it! Hope you find this as useful as we do. It's great on a nice piece of fish OR for use on that older fish you found in the freezer that you thought you'd have to throw out because it's so, shall we say, reminiscent of the sea? ;) We always bake the fish in a glass dish with the marinade poured over it. Let me know what you think.
Top Review by bmcnichol
This was OK for us. I used talipa and let it marinate for about two hours. I then cooked it in a pan on the grill. This wasn't bad but it just wasn't for us. I followed the recipe exactly as written.
- 2⁄3 cup olive oil
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice (you can leave this out and give each person a lemon wedge instead if you like)
- 3 large garlic cloves, minced
- 1 shallot, minced
- 2 teaspoons basil
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt
- 2 teaspoons pepper
- 1 dash paprika