Whole barbecue grilled plaice
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Whole barbecue grilled plaice

Recipe (dinner)

This whole barbecue grilled plaice is very easy and together with the fresh watermelon it is the perfect meal on a warm summer evening. So fire up your BBQ and start cooking!

  • 1

    Clean the fish when this is not done yet. Cut off the side and top fins and tail.

  • 2

    Roughly chop the garlic, the chili, the ginger and the coriander. Keep some coriander for decoration.

  • 3

    Put the chopped ingredients in a pestle set and add 2 table spoons of vegetable or sunflower oil. Add some salt. Mix this well.

  • 4

    Score the fish on both sides and rub the marinade in the scores.

  • 5

    Put the plaice in a BBQ rack for fish and put it on a hot BBQ. Turn around regularly.

  • 6

    Use 1 quarter of a watermelon and cut this in smaller pieces.

  • 7

    Rub the watermelon with 1 table spoon of vegetable oil and the juice of 1 lime. Put it on the BBQ and turn around regularly.

  • 8

    Serve the watermelon and the plaice on a plate and add a bit of lime zest, salt, coriander, the remaining oil and extra marinade. Enjoy!


  • - 2 whole plaices, gutted

  • - 6 garlic cloves

  • - 1 chilli pepper

  • - 3 cm. piece of ginger

  • - 1 hand of coriander

  • - 3 tbsp. vegetable or sunflower oil

  • - 1/4 watermelon

  • - 1 lime (zest and juice)

  • - salt

  • 20 min
  • 2 persons