Preparation time: 40 mins
Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
4 Red snapper (or any other white fleshy fish) fillets
4 tbsp Mayonnaise
2 tbsp Lime juice
1 tbsp Salt
½ cup Butter, melted (optional)
1 jar Mölli Acapulco Cooking Paste
2 tbsp Olive oil
â€¢ In a bowl, mix the mayo, lime juice and salt. Rub the fish with the mixture and let marinate for 20 minutes at room temperature (or up to an hour in the fridge).
â€¢ Heat the oil in a small saucepan and add the Acapulco Cooking paste. Bring to a boil, lower the heat and cook for 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt. Let cool to room temperature.
â€¢ Preheat outdoor grill. Lightly grease a grilling basket and place the fish fillets inside. Place the basket on top of the grilling rack and grill for 4-5 minutes, basting with the sauce at least 2 times. Turn basket over, baste with melted butter and grill for another 3-4 minutes or until fish is cooked.
â€¢ Alternate cooking method
â€¢ Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly oil a large cookie sheet and place fish fillets on top. Transfer to oven and let cook for 6-7 minutes basting the fish with the sauce at least 2 times. Turn fish over, baste with melted butter and cook for 5-6 more minutes or until fish is cooked.
â€¢ Serve with warm corn tortillas on the side, lime wedges, salt and avocado slices. This recipe is ideal for fish tacos. Enjoy!