That seems to be a pretty easy question to answer. However, it depends on a few things such as if you live close to the ocean or if you prefer freshwater fish, to name just two.
Grilled fish is a delicious and healthy option for any BBQ. It is low in fat, high in protein, and packed with essential nutrients, and it pairs well with many types of grilled meats and vegetables to have more variety on your dinner table.
Salmon is a delicious and versatile fish that is perfect for grilling. It has a rich, meaty texture and a mild, slightly sweet flavor that pairs well with a variety of seasonings and marinades.
When grilling salmon, look for fillets that are at least 1 inch thick and have a consistent color.
If you like to experiment, you can try salmon and grill it on a plank and keep the moisture in the fish and adding even more flavor.
Swordfish is a firm saltwater, meaty fish that I love to use for grilling. It has a bold, slightly sweet flavor that pairs well with bold seasonings and marinades. When grilling swordfish, look for steaks that are at least 1 inch thick and have a smooth, even texture
This is another one I can’t leave off this list. Tuna is one of my favorites and it is a flavorful and versatile fish that is perfect for grilling. It has a dense, meaty texture and a rich, almost sweet flavor that goes well with many sorts of seasonings and marinades.
When grilling tuna, look for steaks that are at least 1 inch thick and have a consistent color. This means that they are fresh.
Not soo well known but available for me in a fish store nearby.
Halibut is a firm, white fish that is the perfect match for the grill. It has a mild, slightly sweet flavor and you can use a variety of seasonings and marinades. When grilling halibut, look for fillets that are at least 1 inch thick and have a smooth, even texture. This will make sure they cook evenly.
Tilapia is a cheaper fish, available in most local stores that cook very well on the grill. Compared to the 4 other fish above it might be thinner and a little flaky, but I love the flavor.
Tips On How To Grill Fish
I found some nice tips here that I use myself.
Although you can grill fish in many ways I prefer to use any type of charcoal grill for the simple reason that I think it ads more flavor.
Catch And Clean Your Own Fish
Maybe you like to fish and take your catch home to grill? I know from experience that the fish you cook even seem to taste better.
Remember this well know quote?
“A bad day of fishing is better than a good day at work.”
Just remember to clean your fish the right way to avoid health problems.
Grilling Fish In A Skillet
Remember that fish also cooks very well in a skillet and for some of the more flaky fishes that fall apart easily, this might be an even a better option.
There are tons of great seasonings that you can use for fish. It does not matter what you use but my experience is that many of the fish you will grill taste better when you add a thin layer of mustard before adding your seasoning.
By considering these options, you can find the best fish for grilling that suits your taste and preferences. Grilled fish is a delicious and healthy option for any BBQ, and it is sure to be a hit with your friends and family. So, the next time you are grilling, give one of these tasty options a try.
Eddie van Aken
Eddie van Aken has years of experience in running his full-service restaurant and with this came working with using and dealing with all types of kitchen equipment. With his experience, he can find all the pros and cons of grills and add them to the grill reviews and the outdoor cooking tips he is writing about. You can read more on the About page for Eddie van Aken