Ingredients with Measurements:
- 4 Alaska Pollock fillets, about 6 ounces each
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Lemon wedges, for serving
Special equipment needed:
- Grill or grill pan
- Basting brush
1. Preheat the grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
2. In a small bowl, mix together the melted butter, minced garlic, and chopped parsley. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
3. Brush the Alaska Pollock fillets with the garlic butter mixture.
4. Place the fillets on the grill or grill pan and cook for 4-5 minutes per side, or until the fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
5. Remove the fillets from the grill and brush with additional garlic butter.
6. Serve hot with lemon wedges.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Grill or grill pan at medium-high heat
Substitutions for ingredients:
- Alaska Pollock can be substituted with any white fish, such as cod or tilapia.
- Fresh parsley can be substituted with dried parsley.
- Add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the garlic butter mixture for a spicy kick.
- Top the grilled fish with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and chopped tomatoes for a Mediterranean twist.
Tips and tricks:
- Make sure to brush the fish with the garlic butter mixture before and after grilling for maximum flavor.
- Use a fish spatula to flip the fillets on the grill without breaking them.
- Let the fish rest for a few minutes before serving to allow the juices to redistribute.
Leftover grilled Alaska Pollock can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
To reheat, place the fish in a baking dish and cover with foil. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.
Serve the grilled Alaska Pollock on a bed of rice or quinoa with a side of steamed vegetables.
Garnish with additional chopped parsley and lemon wedges.
Pair with a crisp white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.
Suggested side dishes:
- Roasted vegetables
- Garlic mashed potatoes
- Grilled asparagus
- If the fish is sticking to the grill or grill pan, make sure it is well-oiled before cooking.
- If the fish is not cooking through, increase the cooking time or lower the heat.
Food safety advice:
- Make sure the fish is cooked to an internal temperature of 145°F to ensure it is safe to eat.
- Use a separate cutting board and utensils for raw fish to avoid cross-contamination.
Alaska Pollock is a type of white fish that is commonly found in the North Pacific Ocean. It is a popular seafood choice due to its mild flavor and flaky texture.
The grilled Alaska Pollock has a buttery and garlicky flavor with a hint of parsley.
Serve the grilled Alaska Pollock with a side of rice or quinoa and steamed vegetables for a healthy and satisfying meal.
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