Marinated Grilled Fish Skewers

Healthy grilling really is possible: These tasty fish skewers show you how
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Marinate your fish before grilling to get the most flavor out of your ingredients.

This recipe is courtesy of Tori Avey.

2
Servings
651
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Pound firm white fish
  • 1/4 Cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup lemon juice
  • 3 Tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 Teaspoon paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 Teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Sliced lemon wedges
  • Chopped cilantro, for garnish

Directions

Cut the fish into 1 ½ inch cubes.

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, cilantro, garlic, paprika, salt, cumin, turmeric, and cayenne pepper.

Place the fish chunks into a baking dish. Pour the marinade over the fish chunks and stir to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate for 30 minutes.

Preheat the grill. Divide the fish chunks evenly between 4 skewers.

Grease the grill generously. Grill the skewers for 10 minutes, turning once half way through, until the edges are browned and the fish is cooked through. Serve garnished with chopped cilantro and with a squeeze of lemon juice.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
36g
51%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
24g
100%
Cholesterol
180mg
60%
Carbohydrate, by difference
5g
4%
Protein
74g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
356µg
51%
Vitamin B-12
8µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
12mg
16%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
73µg
81%
Calcium, Ca
348mg
35%
Choline, total
5mg
1%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
78µg
20%
Iron, Fe
8mg
44%
Magnesium, Mg
149mg
47%
Manganese, Mn
3mg
100%
Niacin
6mg
43%
Pantothenic acid
3mg
60%
Phosphorus, P
947mg
100%
Selenium, Se
56µg
100%
Sodium, Na
201mg
13%
Water
298g
11%
Zinc, Zn
4mg
50%

Grilled Fish Shopping Tip

A fresh fish should not smell fishy nor have milky, opaque eyes; it should have bright red gills, firm flesh, and a tight anal cavity.

Grilled Fish Cooking Tip

Whole fish should be stored upright in ice in the refrigerator.

Grilled Fish Wine Pairing

Most white wines (especially albariño) and rosé with most fish dishes. Muscadet, sancerre, or New Zealand sauvignon blanc with cold fish dishes; chardonnay, pinot gris/grigio, or pinot blanc with grilled or roasted fish; sauvignon blanc or gewürztraminer with baked fish; grüner veltliner with fish pâté; vintage or non-vintage champagne or sparkling wine with light fish dishes; fino or manzanilla with small fried fish; junmai, junmai-ginjo, or junmai-daiginjo with teriyaki fish.