Grilled Salted Fish with Lime

Cá Muối Nủỏ́ng

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Little Saigon Cookbook: Vietnamese Cuisine And Culture In Southern California's Little Saigon

Little Saigon Cookbook

By Ann Le

Published 2011

  • About

The Vietnamese love their salted dishes, and salty seafood is no exception. In many recipes, seasonings like salt are often taken for granted. We do not have that situation here. We use an appetizing salt rub that permeates the skin of the fish and makes it nice and crispy. Mackerel has a high oil content, which makes it a perfect candidate for grilling. If you prefer another fish, ask your fishmonger for the freshest oily white fish available. For this recipe, and for grilled fish in gener