Grilled Triggerfish


For a fish that's small in size but large in taste, look no further than the gray triggerfish. Once ignored by commercial fishermen, these guys made a comeback and are now considered among the finest fish in the Atlantic. Their clean white meat carries a uniquely sweet flavor when cooked. When we have them, they're fresh — as in boated just yesterday and never frozen — and delicious. Triggerfish fillets are normally light and thin, so that freshness pays off in a delicate, sweet and succulent flavor.

This recipe is absolutely perfect with our meaty, just-caught triggers.



Vegetable cooking spray

4 (6-oz.) triggerfish fillets

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1/2 teaspoon table salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

4 lemon wedges or 1 tsp. lemon zest (optional)








Coat cold cooking grate of grill with cooking spray, and place on grill. Preheat grill to 400º (medium-high) heat.

Brush both sides of fish with olive oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Place fish on cooking grate, and grill, covered with grill lid, 4 minutes or until grill marks appear and fish no longer sticks to grate.

Using a metal spatula, carefully turn fish over, and grill, without grill lid, 2 minutes or just until fish flakes with a fork.

Serve with lemon wedges or sprinkle with zest, if desired.





Lighthouse Seafood is a family business, owned and operated by Tim and Heather O'Leary.

They have supplied Central Florida restaurants and residents with prime seafood for more than a decade.

Their commitment is to always have only the freshest seafood for your table.

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Lake Mary, FL 32746


8780 E CR 466

The Villages, FL 32162