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Trout Wrapped In Grape Leaves With Lemon Basil Mayonnaise

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Ingredients
  Basil leaves 1⁄4 Ounce
For the sauce
  Fresh basil leaves 1⁄4 Ounce (1/4 Cup Or 7 Grams)
  Mayonnaise 8 Fluid Ounce (1 Cup Or 250 Milliliter)
  Lemon juice 2 Fluid Ounce (1/4 Cup Or 60 Milliliter)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Trout 40 Ounce (4 In Number, 10 Ounce Or 315 Gram Each)
  Lemons 2 , halved
  Thyme sprigs 8
  Lemon slices 4 (For Garnish)
  Grape leaves 24
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fresh thyme sprigs 8 Large
  Fresh grape leaves 24 Large
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Prepare fire in grill.

MAKING
2.To make the sauce, use a food processor to chop or mince the basil.
3.Add in mayonnaise, lemon juice, olive oil, pepper, and salt and process or stir to mix well.
4.Season to taste.
5.Refrigerate covered until time to serve.
6.Use lemon halves to rub the cavities and outside skin of the trout .
7.Season inside and outside with salt and pepper.
8. Now, tuck 2 thyme sprigs inside each cavity.
9.Place one grape leaf on the work surface and top with one fish.
10.Fold the leaf over the fish.
11. Repeat until fish is securely wrapped in two layers of leaves.
12.Do the same for all the fish.
13.Seal the leaves with toothpicks or skewers.
14.Grill directly on hot coals by plaing them seam side down on grill rack or in a grill basket .
15.Grill for 5 minutes until grape leaves are browned on the first side, about 5 minutes.
16. Cook both sides 4 to 5 minutes each.
17.Fish is doen if it flakes easily.

SERVING
18.Take 4 separate serving plates.
19.Place trout in each plate.
20.Serve warm.
21. Provide extra plate for diners to unwrap and place the grape leaves.
22. Alterntaively, unwrap the fish and place on plates.
23. Garnish with lemon slice and basil sprig.
24. Serve with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Grilling
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Fish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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