You are here

Red Mullet In Vine Leaves

Greek.Cookery's picture
Ingredients
  Red mullet 48 Ounce, scaled and gutted (12 Fresh Ones, 100 Grams Or 4 Ounce Each)
  Vine leaves 24
  Salt To Taste
  Fennel tops 12 (Fresh Ones)
  Lemon zest strip 12 (From 2-3 Lemons)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
For fennel and caper lemon sauce
  Fruity olive oil 4 Fluid Ounce (125 Milliliter)
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Fennel top 2 Teaspoon, finely chopped (Use Fresh)
  Chopped capers 2 Teaspoon
Directions

If you are using fresh vine leaves, remove the tough part of the stem, blanch in boiling water for about 4 minutes and drain.
If you are using vine leaves preserved in brine, rinse them in cold water and drain.
Rinse, pat dry and salt and pepper the cavity of each fish, placing a sprig of fennel and a strip of zest inside each one.
Brush the outside with olive oil.
Place one fish on two overlapping vine leaves.
Roll it up, tucking in the sides after the first turn.
Tie with a piece of grass, or string, if necessary.
Grill for 8-10 minutes.
It is nice if you have a few branches of aromatic herbs to throw on the charcoal.
In the meantime make the sauce.
Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, chopped fennel and capers.
Serve the fish in their packets with the sauce, which is called latholemono, in a separate bowl.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blanching
Interest: 
Healthy

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.142105
Average: 4.1 (19 votes)