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Dill-Marinated Oily Fish

Dill-Marinated Bluefish

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 10 min prep
Clock Icon for Prep Time 70 min total
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients

Oily fish like bluefish, mackerel, sardines, trout and salmon have the perfect makeup for an intense marinade like this dill and lemon marinade. The fatty composition of these fish allow them to maintain integrity for...


  • ½ bunch dill, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 1 pound fresh bluefish fillets or steaks (see Chef Tips)
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Nutrition Facts


183 cals


9 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

2 g

Monounsaturated Fat

5 g


2 g


1 g


1 g


24 g


308 mg


  1. In a medium bowl, combine dill, oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and yogurt. Mix well.
  2. Spread on fish.
  3. Wrap and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes before cooking.
  4. Grill over medium-high heat until fish is flaky and skin is brown, about 5 minutes per side.

Chef Tips

This dish works perfectly with other oily omega-3-rich fish: try mackerel, sardines, herring, salmon or trout.

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