Fish grilled in this manner is a specialty in the palm-roofed beach restaurants of Barra Vieja, on the outskirts of Acapulco. It is cooked on a wood-fired grill or plancha (griddle).

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
40 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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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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  • Combine mayonnaise, lime juice, salt, and black pepper in a bowl. Rub mixture evenly onto the fillets and place them on a plate. Marinate in the refrigerator for 40 minutes.

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  • Preheat an outdoor grill or griddle for medium heat and lightly grease.

  • Place fillets on the cooking surface for 30 seconds. Turn over and continue to cook until opaque and cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

369 calories; protein 34.8g; carbohydrates 2.2g; fat 24.1g; cholesterol 72mg; sodium 1539.3mg. Full Nutrition
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