Grilled Kingfish


I don't like fish with dark meat, but I loved this recipe. My fishing guide gave it to me. Hope you like it. Kingfish is also known as King Mackerel.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
3 days 2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
3 days 3 hrs
4 servings


  • 2 pounds whole kingfish, gutted and washed

  • 2 cups Italian-style salad dressing


  1. Cover fish with water, refrigerate and let stand for 2 days. Change water every six hours.

  2. Two to twelve hours before fish is to be cooked, drain water and cover fish with salad dressing.

  3. Heat a grill to medium heat. Remove fish from marinade and place skin side down on grill. Cook until meat is tender and flaky, about 20 minutes.


The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

806 Calories
65g Fat
12g Carbs
43g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 806
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 65g 83%
Saturated Fat 13g 64%
Cholesterol 133mg 44%
Sodium 2091mg 91%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 43g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 767mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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