Asian style grilled carp, step by step recipe with photo

Lemon grass and chili marinade gives the fish a delicious aroma and wonderful taste. Thus, you can cook not only carp, but also any other fish: sea bass, sea bass or sea bream

Asian style grilled carp


  • 2 carps weighing approximately 300 g
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 3 stalks of fresh lemongrass
  • 1 small red chili
  • 1 tsp Sahara
  • 1 tbsp. l fish sauce
  • 3 tbsp. l unrefined peanut butter
  • serving chili


Step 1

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Gut the fish, remove the gills, clean it from scales, wash it under running cold water and thoroughly dry it with paper towels inside and out.

Step 2

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On the sides of the fish, make 2-3 shallow diagonal cuts.

Step 3

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At lemongrass, remove the top of the stem, leaving about 8 cm of the bottom. Remove dry outer leaves. Break lemongrass stalks with a strong blow from a cleaver (strike with a plane, not with a blade) or another heavy object. Chop one of the stems very finely and put in a mortar.

Step 4

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Peel the garlic, chop the chili very finely. Put chili and garlic in a mortar to lemongrass. Add sugar and crush into a coarse paste. Mix the contents of the mortar with fish sauce and butter. Spread the resulting marinade on all sides of the fish, rubbing the marinade into the cuts.

Step 5

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Put the two remaining lemongrass stems in the abdomen of the carp. Leave the fish to marinate for 20 minutes. In the meantime, light the coals – they should burn well and turn to white ash. Fry the fish on charcoal for about 7 minutes. from each side. Serve the whole fish, sprinkled with chili rings.

By the way

REDMOND Barbecue Oven – a multifunctional three-in-one appliance that cooks like a grill, a compact oven and a barbecue roaster. SteakMaster has seven automatic cooking programs for different types of products: steaks, chicken, fish, vegetables. Thanks to a special baking sheet for cooking baked dishes, you can even cook pilaf and potatoes with bacon, as in the oven. Well, if you open the grill 180 °, then you get a homemade barbecue! Cook fish, vegetables – in just 10-25 minutes a light fragrant dinner will be ready


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Cooking time

45 min

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“Recipe Collection”

No. 06 (205), 2015

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