Grilled Pompano with Tangy Ginger Sauce


Ginger's heat is more aromatic than incendiary, but it does give this fish a definite kick. Amazing Seafood Recipes

Grilled Pompano with Tangy Ginger Sauce
Photo: © Mikkel Vang


  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely grated fresh ginger

  • 1 tablespoon Asian fish sauce or soy sauce

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • Four 6-ounce pompano fillets

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 1/4 cup cilantro sprigs


  1. Light a grill. In a small bowl, mix the sugar with the lime juice, ginger, fish sauce and garlic. Season the pompano fillets with salt and pepper and grill over a hot fire for about 3 minutes per side, or until just cooked through. Transfer the fish to a platter or plates. Spoon the sauce over the top, garnish with the cilantro and serve.

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