Grilled Shark Steaks
Updated: Aug 8, 2019
Shark meat has a text like moist chicken breast. It's lean and mild without a lot of fat, so we marinate the steaks for an hour or two using an epic seafood wet rub before it’s grilled, which makes it moist, tender, and smothered with flavor.
The Savory Seafood Wet Rub we add to these steaks makes an epic marinade, rub, and finishing sauce
2 lbs. Shark steaks, skin removed.
To make Savory Seafood Dry Rub:
2 TBSN tarragon
2 TBSN onion powder
2 TBSN garlic powder
2 TBSN coriander
1 TBSN dried parsley
1 TBSN salt
1 TBSN Old Bay seasoning
1 TBSN celery salt
1 TBSN sweet paprika
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup Key Lime juice
To make this a wet rub, mix with 1/4 cup of Key Lime juice and 1/4 cup of lemon juice.
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Aluminum Foil, BBQ tongs, silicone spatula, measuring spoons, cooking spray, measuring cup, BBQ grill.
Prep: 30 min to 3 hr Cook: 40 min Ready: 70 min Serves: 4 steaks
1. Combine all of the listed herb and seasoning ingredients in a medium bowl and stir thoroughly to make a thick paste; add more juice if too clumpy or dry.
2. Use cooking spray to coat two sheets of aluminum foil. Cut shark into 4 equal sized fillets.
3. Place steaks onto foil sheet. Use a silicone spatula to spread a liberal amount of the wet rub mixture onto the top and bottom of the shark meat.
4. Cover with the other sheet of foil and fold the edges to seal the steaks. Refrigerate for 30 min up to 3 hours to marinate the steaks.
5. Preheat the grill to 350 degrees F.
6. Loosen the foil so steam can escape. Place foil pack on top grill racK away from direct heat. Allow to cook for 20 minutes.
7. Using silicone gloves or two BBQ tongs, carefully flip the foil pack to cook the other side For 15-20 more minutes.
8. Serve hot. Spoon residual wet rub and shark juices from the foil pack on top of the shark steaks.
3 oz serving: Calories 193, Total Fat 11 g, Cholesterol 50 mg, Sodium 103 mg, Potassium 131 mg, Carbohydrates 5 g, Fiber 0g, Protein 15 g
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