How to make Barbecued Fish -

Grilled Fish is a very popular recipe. Whole king fish marinated in lemon juice and chillies and grilled to perfection.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : King fish, Crushed red chillies (कुटी हुई लाल मिर्च )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Barbecued Fish

Barbecued Fish Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Barbecued Fish Recipe

  • King fish 8 dranes

  • Crushed red chillies

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon 1 large

  • Crushed red chillies as required

  • Oil for basting


Step 1

Heat the charcoal in the barbecue.

Step 2

Clean the fish well and make a few slits on both the sides. Apply salt all over the surface on both the sides and into the slits. Apply garlic paste all over the surface on both the sides and into the slits.

Step 3

Make thin vertical slices of the lemon. Apply crushed red chillies to these slices and place one slice in each slit. Now gently place the fish on the barbecue and grill on either side basting with oil a couple of times. Take care that the fish is not overcooked.

Step 4

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.