Grilled Tilapia with Calamansi and Fish Sauce


Grilled Tilapia with Calamansi and Fish Sauce

Grilled Tilapia with Calamansi and Fish Sauce

 

whole tilapia or pompano, gutted, scaled and cleaned
sea salt
freshly ground black pepper
canola oil
calamansi or limes
fish sauce

Lightly coat the whole fish with olive oil to help prevent it from sticking to the grill. Generously rub and season the fish with sea salt and black pepper.

Gently lay the fish on a clean, hot, well-oiled grill. Grill until the fish is cooked through, around 5 to 8 minutes. Using a large spatula, flip the fish to grill the other side until the its is cooked through, another 5 to 8 minutes.

Squeeze calamansi on the grilled fish and serve hot with steamed rice, fish sauce and pure calamansi.

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