Photo: Grilled Isaki Grunt Fish

Grilled isaki with a splash of pickled apricot sauce, a side of shishito peppers, and garnished with shiso leaves to tempt your appetite.

Cooking time
20 minutes
  • Nutrition information is for one serving.

Ingredients(Servings: 2)

1 large


4 leaves



2 tsp

1 tsp


  1. Descale the isaki, then remove its head and insides, and wash. Fillet the fish into 3 pieces, then cut each in half.
  2. Remove the seed from the dried apricot and mash well. Combine with (A), mix together with (1) and let sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove the stems from the shishito peppers and quickly grill. Julienne the shiso leaves.
  4. Grill both sides of (2) until crisp.
  5. Place (4) on plates, sprinkle on the shiso leaves from (3), and place the shishito peppers on the side.