Grilled Bluefish With Summer Flair

Grilled Bluefish Recipe with Summer Flair! Marinate bluefish in a zesty mix of lemon, garlic, and herbs, then grill to perfection and top with peaches and feta. Try now!

Summer is the perfect time to fire up the grill and take advantage of the freshest flavors of the season.

This Grilled Bluefish with Summer Flair recipe is a refreshing twist on traditional grilled fish, featuring a zesty marinade, sweet peaches, and tangy feta cheese, all combined to create a light and satisfying summer meal.

Ready Time

50 mins

Yields

5 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 bluefish fillets (about 6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 large ripe peach, diced
  • 1/2 cup mixed greens (such as arugula, spinach, and frisée)
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese (optional)

Instructions

Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

Set aside the mixed greens, peach, and feta cheese (if using) for later.

In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, Dijon mustard, dill, kosher salt, and black pepper to make the marinade.

Place the bluefish fillets in a shallow dish and pour the marinade over them.

Make sure they’re coated evenly, then cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours.

Remove the bluefish from the refrigerator and let it sit at room temperature for 10 minutes.

Grill the bluefish for 4-5 minutes per side, or until it reaches an internal temperature of 145°F.

Once the bluefish is cooked, transfer it to a plate and top each fillet with a spoonful of peach dice.

To assemble the dish, place a bed of mixed greens on a plate, top with a bluefish fillet, and sprinkle with crumbled feta cheese (if using).

Serve immediately and savor the flavors of summer!

Notes

Use the freshest bluefish fillets you can find for the best results.

If the fillets are frozen, make sure to thaw them according to package instructions before using.

When preparing the marinade, be sure to whisk all the ingredients together until well combined to avoid any separation.

If you want a more intense peach flavor, use two ripe peaches instead of one, or add a sprinkle of cinnamon on top of the peach dice.

If you choose to use feta cheese, crumble it just before serving to preserve its tangy flavor and creamy texture.

Mixed greens can be substituted with your favorite summer greens, such as kale or collard greens.

Just be sure to wash and dry them well before using.

This recipe is perfect for summer gatherings, as it serves 5 people and can be easily doubled or tripled for a larger crowd.

To ensure food safety, always cook fish to an internal temperature of at least 145°F.

Nutrional Value

  • Calories: 340
  • Total Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5g
  • Cholesterol: 60mg
  • Sodium: 450mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 8g
  • Protein: 35g
  • Vitamin A: 10% of the Daily Value (DV)
  • Vitamin C: 40% of the DV
  • Calcium: 10% of the DV
  • Iron: 15% of the DV
  • Potassium: 20% of the DV
Grilled Bluefish With Summer Flair
Grilled Bluefish With Summer Flair

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