Grilled Snook with Macadamia Crust

Relish for Topping the Fish

  • 1 cup diced pineapple
  • ½ cup pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced scallions
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • 1 tsp minced red or green chili pepper


  • 4 Snook fillets (8 oz)
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • Salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • ½ cup macadamia nuts; toasted and crushed

Prepare the relish by mixing all of the ingredients in a small bowl, then refrigerate.Rub the fish lightly with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.Cook the fillets on the grill over a medium hot fire and cook for about 5 minutes per side.When you turn the fish over, lightly brush the cooked side (now facing up) with honey and sprinkle with the crushed macadamia nuts.Turn the fish again, after about five minutes and cook the coated side for about one minute.?Repeat the coating and browning of the nuts on the second side until the crust is golden brown and the fish is opaque all the way through.Serve with the chilled relish and enjoy!

Serves 4

snook mac crust