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On the braai.. Snoek or Geelstert
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 Posted: Fri Mar 26th, 2021 12:46 pm
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I have snoek and geelstert.
Not often we have fresh fish here in the kalahari.
What is the best for Braai and share some recipes please.

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 Posted: Fri Mar 26th, 2021 02:35 pm
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Hi obviously snoek taste better on a braai nothing beats its..nice garlic tomatoes onions green peppers with apricot jam smeared over flesh taste so nice..wrapped closed in foil over coals..

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 Posted: Fri Mar 26th, 2021 03:44 pm
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Thats the issue with snoek - you have to add so much flavour because it is tasteless.
With tail, sashimi, sushi, ceviche all done with raw fish. As long as it is not overcooked, tail every day.

To cook, lay a piece of foil on the grid, lightly brushed with oil. When hot, place fish flesh side down for a few minutes (4-6 depending on size), then remove foil and place skin side down on the grill (brush with oil first to prevent sticking). You can add any seasoning to the flesh as it will be slightly split and will absorb the flavours as the skin side cooks. I like to use clarified butter, pinch of salt and some chopped dill.

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 Posted: Fri Mar 26th, 2021 04:11 pm
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Or bugger the foil, butterfly the fish, slice the outside skin, shove butter and garlic inside, make a baste with butter, salt, pepper, origanum, garlic and apricot jam...Dont braai too close to the heat..

Snoek (or tail or katonkel) with the jam basting sauce for the win!
Geelstert is my staple protein so I'd braai that over snoek, but both are rad..Funny in auz/NZ they consider snoek a waste fish and throw them back or keep them for bait..

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 Posted: Sat Mar 27th, 2021 06:35 am
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Thank you for the inputs. I know snoek very well. Never braaid geelstert before.
Usually just use butter, garlic, apricot jam, fish spice and lemon juice which I **** in a pot and heat until all melts. Thats the sause i baste my snoek with.
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