this short and clean grilled pink snapper features the flavors of lemon, chive, tomato, and sweet soy–a thicker, more glaze-like condiment.
1. 1 (2 pound) whole red snapper, cleaned and scaled
2. 5 lemons, juiced, divided
3. 1/4 cup sweet soy sauce
4. 2 tablespoons butter
5. 1 tablespoon finely minced fresh ginger
6. 3 tomatoes, chopped
7. 1 bunch chives, chopped
8. 1/2 red chile pepper, sliced
9. 1 pinch white sugar, or to taste (optional)
10. salt to taste (optional)
Prep:10 Minutes, Cook:10 Minutes, Ready In:30 Minutes
1. preheat an outdoor grill for medium-excessive warmth and lightly oil the grate.
2. area snapper on a large plate; squeeze juice of 1 lemon onto every aspect and internal cavity. set snapper apart to marinate, about 10 mins. combine soy sauce, butter, and ginger in a small bowl. mix last lemon juice, tomatoes, chives, chile pepper, sugar, and salt collectively in a separate bowl.
3. warmth a massive skillet to smoking hot over medium-excessive heat. prepare dinner snapper until just beginning to brown, approximately 1 minute consistent with side.
four. area snapper on preheated grill; brush with soy mixture on every aspect. grill, basting sometimes with soy mixture, till snapper flakes without difficulty with a fork, 4 to 6 minutes consistent with side.
five. switch snapper to serving platter. pour tomato aggregate over snapper to serve.