Barbounia Psita / Grilled Red Mullet

BARBOUNIA PSITA / GREEK GRILLED RED MULLET

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Fish is an important part of the Greek diet. Barbouni  is arguably one of the Aegean’s most characteristic fish.

Barbounia / Red mullet is a light-pink fish with a jacket of scales. It has a fine and delicately flavoured, white, textured flesh. There are a couple of different types of red mullet and both are part of the goat fish family. Red mullet is unrelated to grey mullet.

 

 

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Ingredients:

 
*10-15 red mullets, cleaned

*mixed fresh bay leaves, rosemary and thyme

*2 tbsp Olive oil

*1½ tsp salt

*fresh lemon juice

*fresh parsley, chopped for garnish

 

 

Directions:

 

Place barbounia on a baking tray.

In a small bowl mix olive oil, lemon juice, salt, bay leaves, rosemary and thyme.
Pour the olive oil mixture over the fish.

Preheat a grill on high. Once hot, place barbounia  underneath and cook for about 18-20 min, or until flesh is firm and cooked through.

Garnish with fresh parsley and Serve barbounia  with ‘horta ‘ salad .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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