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Easy Ginger Soy Grilled Fish

Eat Wisconsin Fish / Easy Ginger Soy Grilled Fish


¼ cup honey
½ cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
2-3 cloves of garlic (chopped or crushed)
1 cup olive oil
3 tbs. apple cider, white or rice vinegar
1 ½ to 2 lbs of firm fish (lake whitefish, lake trout, steelhead/rainbow trout)

Garnish with sesame seeds, chives and lemon slices.


Add ingredients and whisk in a shallow bowl, marinate fish for at least an hour. Grill (or broil) on medium for about 2-3 minutes per side, for 6-8 oz pieces at ½” thick (a little more for thicker pieces, a little less if thinner).

Adapted from California Sea Grant