Broiled Bluefish with Lemon-Garlic Mayonnaise

Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise

  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced (2 teaspoons)

  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped herbs, such as tarragon, parsley or chives

  • Two 3/4-pound bluefish fillets

  • Salt


  1. Preheat the broiler. In a small bowl, whisk the mayonnaise with the lemon juice, then stir in the garlic and herbs. Spoon half of the mayonnaise into a small bowl and set aside for serving.

  2. Lightly oil a baking sheet and set the bluefish on it, skin side down. Season the fillets with salt and brush them with the remaining mayonnaise. Broil 4 to 6 inches from the heat for about 8 minutes, shifting the pan once, until the fish is just cooked through and the mayonnaise is blistered in spots. Serve immediately with the reserved mayonnaise.

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