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How to Grill Seafood

It's not just shrimp on the barbie, mate.

Most types of seafood benefit from the quick cooking and smoky flavor of grilling.




Shrimp, Prawns, and Shellfish

Prawns, shrimp, scallops, and small pieces of fish work nicely on kabobs, which can be marinated--or not--and cooked directly on the grill. Be sure to keep a close tabs on the process--seafood tends to require less cooking time than meat.


Bivalves on the Barbeque

Oysters and scallops are easy to prepare on the grill--no shucking required!


Grilled Trout

Herbs and marinades add a nice burst of flavor to most seafood. For safety's sake, do any infusing in the refrigerator. Make sure your seafood doesn't lie around unrefrigerated for long. This is especially important on warm days.


Grilled Salmon

You don't need a special basket to grill fish. As with any grilling adventure, start with a spotless grill. Add a couple tablespoons of vegetable oil to a clean kitchen cloth or paper towel. Use tongs to rub the grate lightly with the cloth or towel; this will prevent the fish from sticking. Most fish can be cooked right on the grate, at high heat.


More Fish for the Grill

Thin fillets or delicate fish can be wrapped in cornhusks or even banana or grape leaves, which can be found in specialty markets. Or you can keep things simple and go with the old standby, aluminum foil.

Comments
Jul. 1, 2011 7:40 pm
WHEN I CATCH A MESS OF RED FISH MY FAVORITE WAY TO COOK IT IS ON THE PIT, SKIN ON FILET, I TOP WITH FRESH LEMON AND HERBS WHEN WHEN DONE JUST PEEL FROM THE SKIN WITH A FORK AND A COLD LONESTAR TO WASH IT DOWN AND ENJOY THE EVNING
 
wildflower 
Feb. 22, 2012 9:46 pm
thank you as this realy is a good thing to know when you are cooking fish.as some time's i just dont know how to fix all kinds'of fish n now i will.
 
SJMACFLY 
Jun. 18, 2012 4:21 pm
Cook any fish on the grill over lettuce leaves and your fish won't stick
 
 
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