BBQ Coral Trout


BBQ Coral Trout
BBQ Coral Trout
Serve a crowd or create a romantic dinner
for two with this delicious and simple dish
featuring freshly caught Whitsundays’ fish.
Serves: 2-20
Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 35 mins
• 1-2 whole coral trout (depending on size),
gutted and scaled
• 200g butter
• Salt and pepper
• 2 tsp pesto
• 2 lemons, one sliced, one juiced
• 1 green shallot, finely sliced
• ½ cup white wine
Cooking method
• Score fish skin deeply.
• Liberally butter large sheets of tin foil. Reserve
remaining butter.
• Place fish on buttered overlapping pieces of
foil. Season with salt and pepper, smother with
pesto and cover with sliced lemons.
• Fold foil up at the sides. Add shallots, lemon
juice, wine and remaining butter.
• Seal to form a parcel.
• Cook on covered BBQ, turning every 5-7 mins
for 35 mins until fish is cooked through.
• Serve with steamed rice.
Enjoy this meal with Sirromet’s Vineyard Selection
Verdelho or Sauvignon Blanc. Recipe by Andrew Mirosch,
executive chef, Sirromet Winery.