Grilled Fish With Cilantro Rub

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Cilantro Citrus Rub:
Zest of 1 navel orange, about 1-1/2 tsp.
2 tsp. lemon zest
1 tbsp. ground coriander
1 dried red chile japòn or dried cayenne
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 cup finely chopped cilantro
Sea salt
Freshly ground pepper
1 tbsp. sesame oil
1-1/2 lbs. fresh fish such as halibut, mahi mahi, or tuna

2 tbsp. each fresh orange, lime, and lemon juice
1 tsp. brown sugar
2 serrano chiles, seeds and ribs removed, minced
2 tbsp. canola oil
2 tbsp. sesame oil
3 tbsp. chopped cilantro
Cilantro sprigs for garnish

4 servings

In a small bowl, mix together the ingredients for the rub; distribute and work it evenly into both sides of the fish.

In another small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the marinade. Place the fish in a glass dish or in a ziplock bag and cover with the marinade. Refrigerate for 30 min., turning occasionally.

Grill or broil the fish until it can be flaked with a fork, about 6 min. per side. Turn once and baste with the marinade. Garnish with cilantro sprigs.

Note: The citrus marinade “cooks” the fish, so be careful not to overcook it on the grill.

Recipe by Lucinda Hutson
April 1997
from issue #8

posted in: herbs, cilantro, main dish

Comments (3)

AnaRussell writes: Awesome work
Posted: 12:52 am on August 4th
lavinakim writes: yummy tasty Grilled Fish
Posted: 5:19 am on August 3rd
Charisromero writes: Best of the best
Posted: 7:00 am on May 24th
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