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Grilled Shad

Type: Fish
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 lbs 1362g / 48ozShad - whole, dressed
1/2 cup 118mlLemon juice
1/4 cup 59mlOlive oil
1 teaspoon 5mlGarlic salt
3/4 teaspoon 3.8mlDried oregano - crushed
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlFreshly-ground black pepper

Recipe Instructions

Combine lemon juice, olive oil, garlic salt, oregano and pepper. Make 4 to 5 shallow slits with a sharp knife on each side of the fish. Brush sauce on both the inside and outside of the fish.

Place fish in a well-greased, hinged wire grill rack. If you do not have a rack fish can be put on foil on the grill. Cook about 4 inches from moderately-hot coals or heat for 5 to 8 minutes.

Baste with sauce, turn, and cook for an additional 5 to 8 minutes or until fish begins to flake easily when tested with a fork.

This recipe yields 6 servings.

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