Bbq Yellowtail Skewers
This year's yellowtail are especially yummy. That's because of their high fat content from all those red crabs they're eating off our coast. Bbq yellowtail skewers is a recipe that takes full advantage of fatty yellowtail, coupled with the citrus tang of limes, tangerines and pineapples! It's tropical and it will truly bring your taste buds to new highs.
Most of all, the high fat content in this year's yellowtail yields a lot of dripping onto your grill during the cooking process. This, in turn, causes smoke to re-flavor the bbq yellowtail with extra smokey goodness. Why is that good? Who doesn't like that extra smokey flavor? Believe me, everyone at the table will love your Bbq yellowtail skewers, bite after bit.
If you still have yellowtail to grill, try my grilled yellowtail sandwich. Simple, easy and beyond yummy!!
Pineapple Express Bbq Yellowtail (serves 4)
You will end up with extra pineapple salsa that can be enjoyed simply as a salad!
2 pounds yellowtail, ¾ inch cubed
4 tablespoons honey
2 dashes hot sauce
Coarse black pepper
Medium pineapple cubed
Bundle of green onions chopped
Bundle of cilantro chopped
1 red onion diced
4 tablespoons of vegetable oil
Wooden skewers soaked in water 15 minutes
Make The Marinade & Salsa For Bbq Yellowtail
1. Start by creating the marinade for the yellowtail skewers. First, mix the honey, juice of 2 limes, a couple of dashes of hot sauce, salt and pepper. Now, set the marinade aside.
2. Next, skewer the yellowtail cubes onto the soaked wooden skewers. Then, lather up the skewers with the marinade and refrigerate for no longer then one hour.
3. Follow this up by creating the pineapple salsa. To do this, combine the pineapple cubes, green onions, red onions and cilantro.
4. Next, in a separate mixing bowl, add the vegetable oil, juice of 2 limes and tangerines in a small mixing bowl. Mix vigorously and then add the salt and pepper to taste. Now, add this to the pineapple salsa, mix, and refrigerate.
Fire Up The Grill!
5. Start by preheating your grill. So, when your coals are red hot, or your propane grill is as close to 500F as you can get it, placed the skewers on the clean grill. As soon as the yellowtail skewers start to caramelize, turn them. Finally, remove the skewers when both sides are caramelized, this should only take a few minutes.
6. When cooked, place the skewers on a platter. In the end, add the pineapple salsa and serve. Enjoy.
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KITCHEN GADGETS & INGREDIENTS FOR THIS RECIPE 🌶
➤ Victorinox 8" Curved Fillet Knife
➤ Commercial Plastic Cutting Board 24"x18"
➤ Orange Citrus Juicer/Squeezer
➤ Whisk set, 12",10", 8.5"
➤ Pyrex 1cup & 2cup measuring cups
➤ Deep 6" Stainless Steel Pan
➤ Morton Kosher Salt 3lbs
➤ Adjustable Pepper Grinder, Clear
➤ Spicy World Black Peppercorn 16-oz bag
PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT USED 🎥
➤ Canon EOS 70D Food Photography & Video
➤ GoPro HERO4 Black