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Grilled Whole Red Snapper With Citrus-Ginger Hot Sauce
If you’re looking to do something different the next time you grill try this healthy and delicious fish dish that will have your friends and family asking why you haven’t been grilling fish more often!
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Total Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr
  1. ⅓ cup fresh Orange Juice
  2. 2 Tablespoons Water
  3. 1 ½ Tablespoons fresh Lime Juice
  4. 1 Tablespoon Fish Sauce
  5. 1 teaspoon fresh Ginger, peeled and grated
  6. 1 teaspoon garlic, grated
  7. ½ teaspoon Serrano Chili, seeded and minced
  8. ½ teaspoon Sriracha
  9. 1 ½ teaspoons honey
  10. 1 dried Hot Red Chile, seeded and crushed
  11. 2 (2-pound) Red Snappers, scaled & cleaned
  12. 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  13. ¼ teaspoon Kosher Salt
  14. 1 teaspoon Pork Barrel BBQ All-American Spice Rub
  15. 2 Lemons, thinly sliced
  16. 2 Garlic Cloves, thinly sliced
  17. Cooking Spray
  1. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high).
  2. To prepare the sauce, combine orange juice, water, lime juice, fish sauce, ginger, grated garlic, Serrano chili, Sriracha, honey and red chile in a bowl and sit to the side.
  3. To prepare the fish, score each fish with 3 diagonal cuts on both sides and brush the outside of the fish with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and Pork Barrel BBQ All-American Spice Rub. Slice lemon and garlic slices into the cuts and place any remaining lemon or garlic inside the cavity of the fish. Spray outside of fish with cooking spray.
  4. Place the fish on the grill and cook over indirect heat for 30-40 minutes or until the fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Do not turn the fish over during cooking.
  5. Serve fish with Citrus-Ginger Hot Sauce.
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