Fish

West coast
grilled snoek with
apricot basting

30mins
6Servings

GRILL SNOEK WITH A SWEET BASTING TO GIVE IT
A WONDERFUL COLOUR AND FLAVOUR. BEST
SERVED WITH ‘SOETPATATS’.

ingredients

  • 1 (1.8 kg) whole fresh or slightly smoked snoek, cut open
  • 15 ml (1 Tbsp) Spur Seasoning Salt
  • Lemon wedges
APRICOT BASTING SAUCE
  • 45 ml (3 Tbsp) butter, melted, or olive oil
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) smooth apricot jam
  • 10 ml (2 tsp) fresh lemon juice
  • 2 ml (¼ tsp) grated lemon rind
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 8 ml (1½ tsp) soy sauce
  • 45 ml (3 Tbsp) Spur Durky Sauce
  • Lemon slices

Method

  1. Sprinkle Spur Seasoning Salt on the inside and outside of fish and leave to stand for 30 minutes. Rinse off salt and pat dry.
  2. Combine basting ingredients.
  3. Place fish skin-side down with a few lemon slices in a well-oiled, hinged grid over moderate coals. Grill for 12–15 minutes, basting frequently. Grill flesh-side last. Serve immediately with lemon wedges.
  4. Serve hot with soetpatats.