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Grilled Greek Fish Recipe

Grilled Greek Fish Recipe

Living in Tampa, we eat a lot of fresh fish, mostly grouper, mahi-mahi and tilapia—all sweet white fish that work well with this marinade. —Judy Batson, Tampa, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh oregano
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon Greek seasoning
  • 4 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first seven ingredients. Add the tilapia; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Drain and discard marinade.
  • 2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill tilapia, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 223 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 162 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.