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Hickory-Grilled Redfish with Crawfish Maque Choux

Yield 8 servings


  • Hickory chips
  • 8 (8-ounce) redfish fillets
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Creole seasoning
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • Crawfish Maque Choux
  • Garnish: sliced green onions

How to Make It

  1. Soak hickory chips in water to cover 30 minutes; drain. Set aside.

  2. Brush fillets with butter; sprinkle both sides with Creole seasoning.

  3. Prepare fire; let burn 10 to 15 minutes. Place hickory chips over hot coals. Coat food rack with cooking spray; place on grill. Arrange fillets on rack. Grill, covered with grill lid, over medium heat (350° to 400°) 6 to 8 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork, turning and basting once with remaining butter. Serve over Crawfish Maque Choux. Garnish, if desired.