Grilled Branzino

  • Author: mimi newman
  • Prep Time: 5 minues
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 39 minute
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Fish
  • Method: Grilled
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Recipe for a grilled branzino served with avocado, cilantro and salsa



  • 2 whole branzinos, about 2 lbs
  • 2 limes
  • Cooking spray
  • To serve: avocado, slices of lime, chopped cilantro, salsa


  1. Preheat your grill to very hot – about 400F if your grill has a thermometer
  2. Stuff your cleaned and gutted branzino with slices of fresh lime, salt and pepper. Use kitchen twine to tie it closed.
  3. Spray your grill with cooking spray or oil. Place your fish on the grill for 8 minutes. Using a fish spatula and tongs, gently flip to the other side and cook for another 8 minutes.
  4. Serve with avocado, slices of lime, chopped cilantro, and/or salsa. Beware of bones!

Keywords: Grilled branzino