A lot of campers love grilled fish but some are hesitant to try it. It can break apart or stick to the grill and no one wants to deal with that. We found some great tips for grilling fish to perfection. We hope they work for you and you get to enjoy a tasty grilled fish meal and you won’t have to worry about lingering odors inside the RV.
Make sure it’s fresh. The fish should smell clean and briny. The flesh should feel firm and be unblemished. Steaks and fillets should be at least an inch all the way around to cook evenly. Keep it cold and cook same day you bring it home.
Set your grill to medium for 10 minutes. If you’re cooking over coals let them heat until a light layer of ash appears and then bank them to one side. This creates space for a hot and cool area the grill.
Brush grill grates to remove any remaining food particles from a previous meal, then brush with oil to prevent your fish from sticking.
Firm fish is Salmon, Halibut, and Tuna. They are the hardiest to cook on the grill. Pat the fish dry with paper towels, season, and place on grill skin side down. Cook 3-5 minutes without moving the fish. Flip carefully and cook one to three more minutes on the other side. It will flake with a fork when done.
Less firm fish is fragile and can break apart. For this type of fish, use a fish basket or foil packs. Cook 3-5 minutes per side.
Kabobs – These are easy to cook, serve, and eat. They are best with firm varieties of fish. You can alternate chunks of fish on the skewer with fruit and veggies. Marinate or flavor with a rub to suit your taste.
We hope these tips and the video below will provide helpful hints and you get to enjoy a fabulous grilled fish dinner very soon.