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Old 02-18-2005, 08:50 PM   #1
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Grouper whitefish or oil-based fish

I am not sure if grouper is a whitefish and do you guys have any recipes for grouper


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Old 02-19-2005, 06:13 AM   #2
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Grouper is a dense whitefish, not oily like mackerel. So you can do anything with it that you'd do with say, cod, or snapper.

It's great in Oriental dishes like steamed w/black bean sauce, or cut in thin slices and made into tempura.

My Hawaiian Aikido sensei makes a baked version -


Fish steaks like grouper or mahi-mahi
Panko bread crumbs
Melted butter
Lemons or limes

Preheat oven to 350. Salt and pepper fish and place in a buttered baking dish. Spread a layer of mayonnaise over the top of the fish; then sprinkle bread crumbs over top; squeeze juice of lemon or lime over and drizzle with melted butter. Bake til fish is flakey and done.

Because it's a mild fish, it will take well to just any type of seasoning you want to use on it - Italian, Mexican, Oriental, etc. It's one of our 'local' fishes here in Charleston, and all the restaurants have some version of it on their menus.

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Old 02-21-2005, 10:26 AM   #3
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One of my favorite ways to do grouper masteraznchefjr is to either grill it with salt, pepper, and lime or broil - then when almost done (just minutes to go) top with homemade pesto and some fresh-grated Parmesan cheese - stick under broiler until cheese melts somewhat. I also make my pesto with fresh limejuice.

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