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Spicy Grilled Grouper Cocktail

Spicy Grilled Grouper Cocktail

Who says an entrée has to be on a plate? Break from tradition and serve this cool, summery meal in a stemmed glass with baked tortilla chips. If you close your eyes, you'll think you're dining in a cantina in Mexico.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2006

  • Yield: 3 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
  • Cook time: 12 Minutes
  • Prep time: 26 Minutes
  • Other: 2 Hours


  • 1 pound grouper or other firm white fish fillets (about 1/2 inch thick)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup diced seeded plum tomato (about 2 tomatoes)
  • 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime rind
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice (about 2 1/2 limes)
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons diced seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper


Prepare grill.

Sprinkle fillets evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Place fillets on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 to 7 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Remove fish from grill, and flake fish into bite-sized pieces.

Combine fish and remaining ingredients in a medium bowl; toss gently. Cover and chill at least 2 hours.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 218
  • Fat: 6.6g
  • Saturated fat: 1.1g
  • Protein: 30.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.2g
  • Cholesterol: 56mg
  • Iron: 1.9mg
  • Sodium: 480mg
  • Calories from fat: 27%
  • Fiber: 1.3g
  • Calcium: 56mg

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Spicy Grilled Grouper Cocktail Recipe