Spicy Grilled Whole Ocean Perch

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By Neil Perry

Published 2008

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This dish can be made with any whole fish or fish fillet; snapper is particularly good. There are a few ingredients, but once you get them together, the preparation is simple. It’s nice to get the barbecue going for this dish as well.


  • 1 × 500–600 g (1 lb 2 oz-1 lb 5 <


Pound all the spice paste ingredients in a mortar with a pestle until you have a fine paste. Or use a blender to process the ingredients, adding a little water if necessary.

Make a few deep cuts in the thickest part of the fish. Turn over and repeat on the other side. Rub hal