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URGENT adv needed, how long to bbq whole fish for?!?


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#1 lucy-lu

Posted 26 December 2012 - 11:37 AM

Hi, am cooking a whole snapper on the bbq, and need to know approx how long to cook it for, 2.2kg?



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Edited by lucy-lu, 26 December 2012 - 11:38 AM.


#2 readyandraring

Posted 26 December 2012 - 11:48 AM

my husband said about 7 minutes on each side

#3 sanjasem

Posted 26 December 2012 - 11:52 AM

Depends how thick it is. Also make sure you wrap it in alfoil to avoid it drying out. Usually we cook it for 20 minutes then check it, and turn it over; it can take up to an hour or more.

#4 lucy-lu

Posted 26 December 2012 - 11:56 AM

Thanks, do I salt fish too?   Hehe

#5 sanjasem

Posted 26 December 2012 - 11:58 AM

yes cut the skin and add salt under the skin and in the gut part.

#6 readyandraring

Posted 26 December 2012 - 11:59 AM

I just had a look at some recipes and they all vary in times but I think my husband's timing might be off a little. Have you stuffed the fish or just putting it on the grill?



#7 lucy-lu

Posted 26 December 2012 - 12:05 PM

Fish is stuffed, shallots, tomato, parsley, garlic and olive oil, have salted too.

Wrapped in foil.

Will  do 20 mins check and flip.....


Arghhhh panicking.......

#8 ~Jodama~

Posted 26 December 2012 - 12:08 PM

Open it up and if the fish pulls away easily from the bone, it's done.


#9 readyandraring

Posted 26 December 2012 - 12:08 PM

maybe check at the 10 minute mark just to be sure but it sounds great! Just be careful you don't dry it out, by checking it at the 10 minute mark you can get an idea of how it is going and know how much longer it will need.

#10 lucy-lu

Posted 26 December 2012 - 06:58 PM

H, fish was a success, cooked for 35 mins in a webber bbq. Thanks for the advice.




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