Grilled Grouper Recipe

Summer is grilling season in the Carolinas and there is no reason not to use the grill when you’re cooking fresh fish and this grilled Black Grouper recipe is easy. This flaky grilled grouper recipe with lemon and herbs is intended for the grill. Finally the chilly Charlotte weather is on its way out and we can enjoy the brighter, sunny days of summer. We love eating dinner outside and this dish is perfect for a light summer dinner or quick weeknight dinner because it’s healthy and delicious. Cooking in parchment paper is one way to cook fish when you’re cooking indoors. But aluminum foil is the answer when you’re grilling. Grilled grouper in foil is easy to make and easy to clean up.


Grouper is a firm white fish that is flaky with a distinct mild flavor. This moist fish tastes similar to grilled bass or halibut.

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No. This popular fish is mild and appeals to just about everyone. It is readily available at the Carolina Meat & Fish Co and FRESH.

This simple grilled grouper fish recipe takes 10 to 12 minutes from grill grate to plate.

A sprinkle of Italian herbs and a little olive oil and fresh lemon juice is drizzled over the fresh grouper. The fish is steamed in a foil pouch in its own juices and delivers great flavor.

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  • 2 – 8-ounce grouper fillets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Italian herb seasoning blend
  • Fresh lemon wedges


  • Lay the grouper on a large enough piece of aluminum foil. Sprinkle the Italian seasonings over the grouper and drizzle each fillet with olive oil and fresh lemon juice. Crimp the foil tightly into a packet.
  • Heat the grill to medium to medium-high heat and place the foil packet on the grill grates. Grill for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove the foil packet from the grill and wait one minute before opening. The fish should be flaky and firm.

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