How to Grill Basa Fish

Basa fish is part of the larger catfish family. The body of a basa fish is stout and heavy. The rounded head is broader than it is long, the blunt snout having a white band on its muzzle. Basa fish has a milder and more delicate taste than other catfish. The basa fish also give less fishy smell than other fish does.

Basa fish is originally from the Mekong River Delta in Vietnam and Chao Phraya basin. The basa fish is an important food resource in its origin area, but has the later years gotten a lot of interest from the American and European market as well.

Basa fish is grilled much like salmon. You can brush it with butter and add some spices to increase the taste experience. White pepper and garlic is good. Lemon is also a tasty ingredient to add to the basa fish. You can also use lime.

After you have spiced it up and prepared it for the grill you should pack it in aluminum foil. Just take a sheet of aluminum foil and wrap it around the basa fish filet. You are now ready to grill the basa fish.

People usually have different opinions about how long basa fish is supposed to be on the grill. The basic is you want them to be cooked, but not over-cooked. I use to put them on one side for 10 minutes, turn them around and leave them there for 10 additional minutes. The general rule is between 10 and 15 minutes, but they can easily be over-cooked.

You now have a short guide for on how to grill basa fish. All you have to do now is get to the store and buy you some to get started.

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