Rating: 4.5 stars
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A fellow spear-fisherman gave me this recipe as a way to take advantage of some of the stronger tasting fish that we bring up off of the Carolina Coast. I have used both Cobia and Amberjack to make this recipe and both were sensational. You will need large fillets to make this recipe.

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prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 skewers
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.

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  • Cut cobia fillets into long strips about 1/2-inch thick and 18-inches long.

  • Place a strip of bacon atop each strip of fish. Starting at one end, begin to roll the layered strips into a flat coil like a pinwheel or the classic-style lollipop. Thread onto metal skewers to keep together.

  • Cook on preheated grill, basting with barbecue sauce, until the fish is firm and flaky and the bacon is cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts

992 calories; protein 77.2g; carbohydrates 23.2g; fat 63.1g; cholesterol 240.3mg; sodium 1780.4mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
08/25/2015
5 stars with changes: used fresh-caught amberjack. Seasoned the amberjack with Lawry's dry seafood rub then wrapped in bacon skewered put on grill. Squeezed fresh lemon over before serving. Amazing!!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/13/2014
My store actually had amberjack:) so we tried this tonight. I must admit I changed some things. I hate it when people do that but we have some that don't like BBQ sauce so I used a mesquite seasoning and grilled it in a cast iron skillet. Everyone loved it we'll definitely have it again. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/25/2015
5 stars with changes: used fresh-caught amberjack. Seasoned the amberjack with Lawry's dry seafood rub then wrapped in bacon skewered put on grill. Squeezed fresh lemon over before serving. Amazing!!! Read More