Fish Skewers with Basil Chimichurri -Under $10

Yield: 4 servings

Total Time: 47min

Ingredients
Marinade:
1/4 cup chopped white onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
Juice of 1/2 a lemon (about 2 tablespoons)
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
10 ounces firm white fish, such as cod, haddock or halibut,cut into 16 pieces (about 1 inch each)
3 small zucchini and/or yellow squash (about 1 1/4 pounds),cut into 1-inch pieces
Basil Chimichurri:
1 1/4 cups fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
3/4 cup fresh parsley leaves, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon finely chopped sweet onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1/3 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
Juice of 1/2 a lemon (about 2 tablespoons)
Pinch crushed red pepper flakes
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
8 cherry tomatoes

Directions
For the marinade: In a medium glass bowl, mix together the onions, garlic, oil, vinegar, lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste.

Add the fish and squash and marinate at room temperature, about 15 minutes.

For the chimichurri: Combine the basil, parsley, onions, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, red pepper flakes and salt and pepper to taste in a food processor bowl, and pulse until the ingredients are just combined and chunky.

Preheat the grill on high. Oil the grates well.

For the fish skewers: Thread the marinated fish and squash onto the soaked skewers, 2 pieces of fish per skewer. Place 1 cherry tomato on the end of each skewer. Place on the grill and cook until lightly charred on the outside and the fish is just cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes per side.

While the fish is still warm, drizzle with a little basil chimichurri and serve more on the side for dipping.

Video…www.foodnetwork.com/videos/fish-skewers-with-chimichurri-0151170.html

Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/melissa-darabian/fish-skewers-with-basil-chimichurri-recipe.html?oc=linkback

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s