Grilled Porgy

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Appears in

Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1992

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Porgy is one of my favorite fishes, and I have been known to eat it three times a week in the dog days of summer that follow the seventeen-day Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston. Porgies have very sweet, coarse-grained flesh that is best when grilled slowly.

Have your fishmonger clean the fish, then cut several deep gashes in