Thai Whole Grilled Fish with Sweet & Sour Glaze

Recipe by Tracy K
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2 -4
    whole rockfish or 2 -4 whole similar white fish fillets, gutted & cleaned,head on
  • Marinade
  • 1
  • 12
    cup sesame oil
  • 2
    tablespoons chopped fresh ginger
  • 6
    cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1
    tablespoon chili paste
  • 2
    tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Glaze
  • 12
    cup vegetable oil
  • 5
    cloves garlic, chopped
  • 14
    cup sugar
  • 12
    cup rice wine vinegar
  • 3
    tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1
    tablespoon finely julienned ginger
  • 14
    cup finely julienned red bell pepper
  • 1
    teaspoon chili paste
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DIRECTIONS

  • Score each side of the fish with 3-4 small shallow cuts.
  • Combine all marinade ingredients and marinate the fish for at least an hour or up to overnight.
  • Prepare the glaze: Place the oil and garlic in a small saucepan, place on medium heat.
  • Simmer until garlic begins to turn golden.
  • Strain and let cool.
  • In another small pot, combine sugar and vinegar, bring to a boil, and simmer for one minute.
  • Add fish sauce, ginger, bell pepper, chili paste, and 3 Tbsp of the garlic oil.
  • Cook together for 3-5 minutes until sauce reduces slightly.
  • Making sure your grill is clean and well-lubricated with plenty of vegetable oil (or using a specially designed fish grilling basket), grill fish over medium heat, approximately 7 minutes per side or until flesh is just opaque at the bone.
  • Plate fish and spoon sauce over each fish.
  • One small fish is a perfect entrée for one person, share larger fish between two people.
  • Serves 4.
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