Barbecued Orange Marinated Whitefish Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4


  • 4 (6 ounce each) firm whitefish fillets
  • Juice of 2 oranges, approximately 2/3 cup
  • Zest of 1 orange, minced
  • 6 tablespoons sherry
  • 6 tablespoons peanut or olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon prepared Creole mustard*
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
  • Orange wedges and additional zest (for garnish)
How to cook Barbecued Orange Marinated Whitefish:
  • Fire up enough charcoal to form a single layer beneath the fish.
  • Combine all the marinade ingredients in a lidded jar, and shake the jar well.
  • Lay whitefish fillets in a single layer in a nonreactive pan.
  • Pour marinade over the fish, and let the fish sit at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • Drain whitefish fillets, reserving marinade.
  • Bring the marinade to a boil, and then simmer it for several minutes.
  • When the charcoal is covered with gray ash, place the whitefish fillets on the grill.
  • Cook the whitefish fillets until it is opaque and flaky, about 4 to 5 minutes per half-inch of thickness.
  • Turn over the whitefish fillets halfway through the cooking time, basting with the marinade then and shortly before the fish is done.
  • Serve the Barbecued Orange Marinated Whitefish garnished with orange wedges and a sprinkling of orange zest.


The Barbecued Orange Marinated Whitefish recipe easy to cook and so good!


*Creole mustard - Pungent prepared mustard made from brown mustard seeds. As a substitute, use any strong flavored prepared brown mustard.

This recipe for Barbecued Orange Marinated Whitefish serves/makes: 4

The Barbecued Orange Marinated Whitefish recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Whitefish (more Whitefish recipes)
Preparation Method: Barbecue (more Barbecue recipes)

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