Grilled brill fillets with lemon and pumpkin seed salsa

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Appears in
Winter Food

By Jill Norman

Published 2005

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Grilled fish is fast to prepare, and if you take a little more time and marinate the fish first you can easily vary the flavours of your winter suppers. I’ve used brill fillets for this recipe, but bream, cod or snapper would be good choices, too.


  • 2 brill fillets, weighing about 200g each
  • 3–4 tablespoons soy sauce


Put the fillets side by side in a dish, mix together the soy sauce, garlic, ginger and five spice and spoon it over the fish to cover it evenly. Set aside for 30–60 minutes, turning the fillets once, and spooning the marinade over any bits that are still white.

Meanwhile, make the salsa. Discard the flesh of the lemon and cut the peel into dice. Combine with the olives, pumpkin s