Powered by the Parse.ly Publisher Platform (P3). I left out the egg and used large Margate fillets. aluminum boat on the grill and add a stick of butter, some garlic. 11AM-5PM. Stop in and try the Umamibuger or the Kogidog and sit a spell and unwind. Where Found: From shore to the outer reef edge or on offshore hard bottom to 115 feet; most abundant in water less than 80 feet deep. White Grunt (Haemulon plumieri) OTHER NAMES: Gray Grunt, Key West Grunt, Ronco Arara. The Cuban influence on cooking is strong. This trip, Guy's checking out some of the awesome eats of the island — Key West, Fla., that is. Arrange fish in a single layer in the baking pan, sprinkle with lime juice and bake for about 20 minutes, until fish is tender and flakes easily with a fork. Bring the water and salt to a boil in a heavy-bottomed pot. Top with seared fish and fresh dill. Whisking the whole time, add the grits in a steady stream. Add the onion to the pan and sauté in the bacon fat until soft. Add the fish fillets and fry for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until just cooked through. In the Kitchen with the Pike Place Fish Guys. Very few offshore anglers target grunts, rather they are generally caught while seeking the more glamorous grouper and snapper. Imagine a place uninhibited by ringing phones, traffic lights, honking horns, and the all the other daily stresses and distractions. DESCRIPTION: Usually from light gray, almost white, to dark gray. If you’re not into eating raw fish, I say broil it Key West style! Season fish with salt and pepper. Arrange fish in a single layer in the baking pan, sprinkle with lime juice and bake for about 20 minutes, until fish is tender and flakes easily with a fork. Location 409 Caroline St, Key West, Florida (Beside Grunts) (305) 304-3004. There are over 100 different types of grunt fish (including pig fish grunts) each with its own distinct colors and some even have different features. Gotta have a good quality blackened Cajun seasoning, use fresh fish and don't over cook, it makes for a very good simple dinner. The flesh of the fish … HABITAT: Not choosy; inshore to deep sea. Crumble saltine crackers onto the fish to add a crispy, breaded quality. Season the fish with spices or toppings of your choice -- parsley, marjoram or paprika, for example. Key West Style Broiled Fish Garbo's Grill serves up the delicious eats in Key West! Most are small and can be found in schools around any structure or reef. Many small blue and yellow lines on head. Keep warm. This produces tasty recipes but doesn’t resemble the original recipe. Lay the sliced avocado and tomato on the side and season with salt and pepper. Before the stuff-food-inside-a-tortilla-and-call-it-a-taco trend became a thing, some industrious folks in Baja, California found themselves with fresh fried fish and tortillas, and the fish taco was born. Cook about two minutes each side, then flip. This is an incredible dish—full or rich and spicy flavors, with a wild array of textures, from the pillow of creamy grits to searing fish to the crisp bacon. Considering grunt is largely unavailable (and truthfully, Charlie says, isn't very good), here we substitute small fillets of snapper or rockfish. Thanks! How To Cook Your Catch (Rube Allen) has 6 chowder recipes – two featuring Key West Grunt. Grunts are not heavyweights: a 15-inch specimen (which qualifies as a nice fish) will probably weigh about 1 ½ pounds. Total Carbohydrate Cook the fish for 10 to 15 minutes. Key West Recipes. Remove the bacon to paper towels to drain. While the fish is cooking, crack the eggs into the pan and fry alongside the fish, or fry in a separate skillet if the pan is not large enough to accommodate both. Mix corn salad with dressing. 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste, 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter, 1/2 sweet onion, diced, such as Walla Walla, Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper.