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Whole Roasted Fish with Citrus Black Bean Brown Butter Sauce

All Up In My Grill - "Restaurant-Style Whole Roast Fish"

15
Prep Time
(Minutes)
60
Cook Time
(Minutes)

Ingredients

Whole Roasted Fish

  • 4-5 pound whole white fish, like tilefish, turbot, or snapper
  • Citrus Black Bean Brown Butter Sauce

Citrus Black Bean Brown Butter Sauce

  • 1/2 cup fermented black beans, washed and rinsed
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 large knob ginger
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup Shaoxing wine
  • 1/2 cup oyster sauce
  • 1/4 pound butter

Steps

Whole Roasted Fish

  1. Pat the fish dry with paper towels, then score the fish by making 4-5 vertical cuts along the side of the fish. Place in a grill proof dish. Coat with a generous layer of citrus black bean brown butter sauce.
  2. Place pan over medium heat on the grill, close the lid, and roast for 30-40 minutes, making sure to baste the fish with the citrus black bean brown butter sauce every 10-15 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and serve.

Citrus Black Bean Brown Butter Sauce

  1. Place black beans, garlic, ginger, Shaoxing wine, and oyster sauce into a food processor. Puree until smooth. Add sugar and mix well.
  2. In a medium sauce pan, brown butter over medium low heat. Then add pureed black bean mixture and continue to cook for 3 to 4 minutes, until fragrant. Remove from heat.