Grilled Pompano with Tangy Ginger Sauce

recipe
Ginger's heat is more aromatic than incendiary, but it does give this fish a definite kick.

Yield:

4

Recipe from

Food & Wine

Ingredients

2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice.
1 1/2 tablespoons finely grated fresh ginger
1 tablespoon Asian fish sauce or soy sauce
1 garlic clove, minced
Four 6-ounce pompano fillets
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1/4 cup cilantro sprigs.

Preparation

Light a grill. In a small bowl, mix the sugar with the lime juice, ginger, fish sauce and garlic. Season the pompano fillets with salt and pepper and grill over a hot fire for about 3 minutes per side, or until just cooked through. Transfer the fish to a platter or plates. Spoon the sauce over the top, garnish with the cilantro and serve.

Note:

Marcia Kiesel,

Food & Wine

August 2002
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