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Grilled Marlin in Lettuce Leaves   

HT BBQ  30mins plus Marinating


Serves   4    Hot  Barbecue Fish  Herbs  Vegetables  Fruit Healthy Eating  Main Course  Gluten Wheat Dairy Free  Eggless




   4 Marlin Steaks

   2 Lettuces, leaves separated

   The juice of a Lemon

   4 tbsp Olive Oil

   1 tbsp Fennel Seeds


   2 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped

   2 tbsp Freshly Chopped Parsley




1. In a bowl mix together the lemon juice, fennel seeds, salt, garlic and parsley until well blended.


2. Place the fish in a shallow dish, pour the marinade over and leave to marinate in a cool place for at least 1 hour.


3. Wash the larger outer leaves of the lettuces and dry well. Reserve the smaller leaves for garnish.


4. Take 3 or 4 lettuce leaves (depending on how large they are) and spread open.


5. Place a fish steak with as much of the marinade adhering to it, and place on the lettuce leaves. Tie into a parcel with kitchen string.  Repeat with the remaining lettuce and fish so you have 4 parcels.


6. Grill over hot coals for about 10 minutes on each side, depending on the thickness of the steaks, until cooked through. Serve immediately.



Main equipment required to make this Recipe

Mixing Bowl

Shallow dish

Kitchen string


Key techniques required to make this Recipe

Marinate - To soak foods in a marinade to enhance the flavour. It also sometimes has the effect of tenderising foods such as meat.


Tips, Options and Substitutions

Substitute the marlin with  Shark, Tuna or Swordfish


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