Cuban Grilled Pangasius with Avocado and Mango

Cuban Grilled Pangasius with Avocado and Mango
  • 4 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:04 Cooking
  • 0:39 Total Time


Add all
  • marinade:

  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)

    ground cumin

  • 4

    cloves garlic, pressed

  • 1

    chili pepper, trimmed and minced

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 mL)


  • 2/3 cup
    (160 mL)

    extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    freshly squeezed grapefruit juice

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    lime juice

  • 4

    pangasius fillets, preferably skin-on

  • Salad

  • 10 oz
    (300 g)

    package mesclun

  • 2

    small mangos, cut into 1/2 in. (1 cm) cubes

  • 2

    big avocados, cut into 1/2 in. (1 cm) cubes and sprinkled with lemon juice

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    sliced almonds, toasted

  • Dressing:

  • 3/4 cup
    (190 mL)

    vegetable oil

  • 2/3 cup
    (160 mL)

    freshly squeezed grapefruit juice

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    finely grated lime peel

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)


  • 4 Tbsp.
    (60 mL)

    Tamari sauce

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


Combine marinade ingredients in a bowl.

Marinate pangasius fillets in a rectangular dish for 20 minutes.

In a bowl, whisk dressing ingredients together. Season and set aisde.

Preheat barbecue to medium-high.

Oil the grill. Drain fish and grill 2 minutes per side.

In a big bowl, toss mesclun with dressing.

Divide among 4 plates and lay pangasius fillets over top.

Garnish with cubed mango and avocado and sprinkle with almonds.

Add dressing to taste.


When grilling a whole fish, use snapper.

Grilling a whole fish is easy! Score the fish both sides so that the marinade can permeate the flesh.

Marinate 30 minutes.

Lay on a very hot grill and cook 4 - 6 minutes per side until flesh is easily flaked with a fork.

Source: Metro

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