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Smoked Fish Dip
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11 INGREDIENTS • 10 STEPS • 4HRS

Smoked Fish Dip

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Make this dip a day ahead of when you want to serve it. The flavors are deeper when it has a chance to set up. You'll need a grill (or smoker), cherry or apple wood chips and a smoker boss for this one. Adapted from Chef Joe Cascio's Famous Fish Dip
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Whether you hunger for healthy, fresh fare, or char-grilled "man-food", light sweets or decadent treats -- you'll find those here. Satisfying food.
http://www.garlicandzest.com
Make this dip a day ahead of when you want to serve it. The flavors are deeper when it has a chance to set up. You'll need a grill (or smoker), cherry or apple wood chips and a smoker boss for this one. Adapted from Chef Joe Cascio's Famous Fish Dip
4HRS
Total Time
$1.46
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
US / Metric
Pickling Spice
1/3 cup
Pickling Spice
Skin-on Kingfish Fillet
1.5 lb
Skin-on Kingfish Fillets
Mayonnaise
1 cup
Mayonnaise
Fresh Cilantro
3 Tbsp
Fresh Cilantro, chopped
Salt
1/2 tsp
Ground White Pepper
1/2 tsp
Ground White Pepper
Jalapeño Pepper
to taste
Pickled Onions
to taste
Pickled Onions
Fresh Cilantro
to taste
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
205
Fat
23.2 g
Protein
16.1 g
Carbs
1.5 g
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step 1
In a dish large enough to hold the fish fillets, add the Pickling Spice (1/3 cup) and several cups of water. Add the fish and ensure that the water covers the fillets. Set aside for 1 1/2 hours.
step 1 In a dish large enough to hold the fish fillets, add the Pickling Spice (1/3 cup) and several cups of water. Add the fish and ensure that the water covers the fillets. Set aside for 1 1/2 hours.
step 2
Prepare the grill or smoker for indirect cooking. Add the dry wood chips to the smoker box. Set the wood chips over the heat source on the grill and heat until it reaches about 250 degrees F to 275 degrees F and begins to smoke.
step 2 Prepare the grill or smoker for indirect cooking. Add the dry wood chips to the smoker box.  Set the wood chips over the heat source on the grill and heat until it reaches about 250 degrees F to 275 degrees F and begins to smoke.
step 3
Add the Skin-on Kingfish Fillets (1.5 lb), skin side down to the opposite side of the grill that doesn't have the heat on.
step 3 Add the Skin-on Kingfish Fillets (1.5 lb), skin side down to the opposite side of the grill that doesn't have the heat on.
step 4
Smoke the fish for 2-2 1/2 hours until the skin has taken on an amber color and the flesh is cooked through.
step 4 Smoke the fish for 2-2 1/2 hours until the skin has taken on an amber color and the flesh is cooked through.
step 5
Transfer the fish to a baking sheet and let cool to room temperature. While it cools, prepare the Fresh Cilantro (3 Tbsp). Finely dice the Jalapeño Peppers (2).
step 5 Transfer the fish to a baking sheet and let cool to room temperature. While it cools, prepare the Fresh Cilantro (3 Tbsp). Finely dice the Jalapeño Peppers (2).
step 6
Remove the skin from the fish and discard.
step 6 Remove the skin from the fish and discard.
step 7
Add chunks of the fish to a food processor and pulse 1 to 2 times.
step 7 Add chunks of the fish to a food processor and pulse 1 to 2 times.
step 8
Add the Mayonnaise (1 cup), chopped cilantro, zest of the Lemon (1), juice of half the lemon, finely diced jalapenos, Salt (1/2 tsp) and Ground White Pepper (1/2 tsp).
step 8 Add the Mayonnaise (1 cup), chopped cilantro, zest of the Lemon (1), juice of half the lemon, finely diced jalapenos, Salt (1/2 tsp) and Ground White Pepper (1/2 tsp).
step 9
Pulse several more times until the dip is smooth. Transfer the dip to a food storage container and refrigerate overnight for the flavors to marry.
step 9 Pulse several more times until the dip is smooth. Transfer the dip to a food storage container and refrigerate overnight for the flavors to marry.
step 10
Serve with crackers and Pickled Onions (to taste), Jalapeño Peppers (to taste) and Fresh Cilantro (to taste) for garnish.
step 10 Serve with crackers and Pickled Onions (to taste), Jalapeño Peppers (to taste) and Fresh Cilantro (to taste) for garnish.
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Dairy-Free
American
4th of July
Gluten-Free
Grill
BBQ
Shellfish-Free
Father's Day
Game Day
Memorial Day
Seafood
Spreads & Dips
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