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Char Grilled Redfish Tacos...

indaswamp

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Had a great day fishing Thursday. All the big redfish were on the flat for some reason...I think they got pushed in the marsh when TS Hanna passed by headed for Texas. Only caught 3 undersized fish, the rest were +27"... Biggest one was 33". And what do you do with a redfish that big you ask? Well you make fish tacos!

Hot off the grill...
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The Sauce, diced fresh garden tomato, and avacado with lime...
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The Slaw...cabbage, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, salt and cracked black pepper...(before tossing)
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The plate...
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Damn fine way to eat a bull redfish. After grilling, pull the white meat off and leave the red line on the scales.
 

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Damn, those look awesome!!!
I flat out love blackened red's, I haven't had any in many years now.
Your tacos look amazing.......MMMMM great eats.
 

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Looks great, I know next time I go to gulf shores to take my chain saw, them bigguns are tough to cut up lol
 

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Looks fantastic! The slaw mix sounds like it would be the perfect mix for fish tacos! Sounds like you had a great day of fishing thursday! Gotta love them kind of days! LIKE!
 

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Those look absolutely amazing Keith!! Where do I sign up to get in line for a few (dozen) of those? Wow buddy...just plain WOW!!

Robert
 

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Those are some great looking tacos, big Like. I caught a big redfish out of Galveston a few years back, 25-30 pound range, the folks hosting us didn't know what the hell to do with it, wish you'd have been there. RAY
 

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Inda you didn't state in particular your grilling method, but it looks to be Half Shell. :emoji_thumbsup:

For those who don't know, when dealing with the big Reds cooking them on the Half Shell is one of the easiest and better ways to do it.
You just filet the meat off the fish leaving the skin/scales on and grill it skin down till done.
 

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Not much to say but awesome!!
Al
 

indaswamp

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Damn, those look awesome!!!
I flat out love blackened red's, I haven't had any in many years now.
Your tacos look amazing.......MMMMM great eats.
Thanks fork!
Boy do those look fantastic Inda.

Point for sure
Chris
Thanks gmc!
Looks great, I know next time I go to gulf shores to take my chain saw, them bigguns are tough to cut up lol
Thanks mike! I use a Dexter serrated 13" filet knife for most cleaning saltwater fish.
Cool. Redfish my favorite. Looks tasty.
Thanks Brian!

Looks fantastic! The slaw mix sounds like it would be the perfect mix for fish tacos! Sounds like you had a great day of fishing thursday! Gotta love them kind of days! LIKE!
Thanks sowsage! The slaw is a good compliment to the dish. I took a retired dentist friend of mine along with his wife. Was good just to get out of the house for the both of them.
Looks great
Thanks peachy!
Those look absolutely amazing Keith!! Where do I sign up to get in line for a few (dozen) of those? Wow buddy...just plain WOW!!

Robert
Thank you Robert. This is a pretty popular dish round here...friends are always requesting it when we have fresh fish. And I never freeze redfish, I'd rather cook it and eat it or give the fillets away to someone that will cook them and eat 'em. My friend called up a bunch of his family and we made to go boxes. 3 fish (6 fillets) fed 20 people!
Those are some great looking tacos, big Like. I caught a big redfish out of Galveston a few years back, 25-30 pound range, the folks hosting us didn't know what the hell to do with it, wish you'd have been there. RAY
File it away,,,it's a great way to eat a bull red!
Wow that looks REALLY good!! Thanks for sharing.
Thanks D.W.!
Inda you didn't state in particular your grilling method, but it looks to be Half Shell. :emoji_thumbsup:

For those who don't know, when dealing with the big Reds cooking them on the Half Shell is one of the easiest and better ways to do it.
You just filet the meat off the fish leaving the skin/scales on and grill it skin down till done.
Yep...my bad, onda half shell. Blazin hot grill 550-600* is best. I always try to put the tail of the fish away from me to the back of the grill so the grill spatula will slide easily with the direction of the scales for easy removal off the grill.
Great fish and nice Tacos...JJ
Thanks chef jj!
Not much to say but awesome!!
Al
Thanks Al!
 

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