Barbecued Skewers of Fish
Grilled skewers of fish, marinated in a fiery mixture of yogurt and traditional aromatic spices of India.
1 pound firm white fish
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup plain yogurt
6 cloves garlic, peeled
1 fresh gingerroot, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 tablespoon garam masala
1 tablespoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 lemon, cut into wedges
2 hot green chile peppers, seeded and sliced into rings
- Fillet and skin the fish, cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes. Put about five pieces on each skewer and sprinkle with the salt.
- Make a paste from the yogurt, garlic, ginger, garam masala, coriander and cayenne pepper. Spread mixture on fish and refrigerator 2 hours.
- Remove from refrigerator and grill 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. The skewers can be sprinkled with a little oil during cooking, if required.
- Garnish with the lemon and fine rings of green chile pepper.
Makes 2 to 3 servings.