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Island-style Red Snapper
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When grilling fish, something simple like a surprising spice can totally transform it, easily making less a lot more. Frank Strauss, a personal chef in Alpharetta, sent in his recipe for a very tasty fish dish he calls Island-style Red Snapper. While an olive oil, citrus (in this case, lime) and garlic marinade is familiar enough, the addition of ground allspice gives the dish an unexpected twist. Grilling snapper can be a little tricky. Although quite delicious, it’s a flaky fish that can be delicate on the grill, so use care when turning it and keep movement to a minimum. You can also buy a larger piece and divide it after cooking.
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Hands on time: 30 minutes Total time: 30 minutes Serves: 4
1 tablespoon olive oil, plus extra for the grill
1 lime, zested and juiced
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon ground allspice
4 (4- to 6-ounce) red snapper fillets, rinsed in cold water
Reduce grill heat to medium and place fillets skin side down on grilling surface. Grill uncovered for 4 minutes. Gently slide a spatula under the fish and turn over. Grill 4 minutes or until fillets are opaque.