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Grilled Grouper with Watermelon Salsa

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Amy Burke
Hands-on time 21 mins
Total time 21 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings
Try this twist: For a sandwich option, serve fish and salsa in pita pockets.

Ingredients

  • 4 (4-oz.) grouper fillets
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 cups chopped seedless watermelon
  • 1/4 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
  • 1/2 English cucumber, chopped
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill to 350º to 400º (medium-high) heat. Sprinkle grouper with pepper and 1/2 tsp. salt. Drizzle with 2 Tbsp. olive oil.

  2. Grill fish, covered with grill lid, 3 to 4 minutes on each side or just until fish begins to flake when poked with the tip of a sharp knife and is opaque in center.

  3. Combine chopped watermelon, next 5 ingredients, and remaining 1/2 tsp. salt and 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Serve with grilled fish.