Tea-smoked yellowtail fish

Main Dish
2 servings
25 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
2 yellowtail fish

100 g Demerara sugar

100 g tealeaves

100 g rice grains

Aluminium foil


  • Pat dry the fish and season with salt and pepper both inside and outside. Set aside.
  • Prepare the smoking mix by combining the Demerara sugar, tea leaves and rice grain together.
  • Place a heavy pan over high heat and lay large piece of aluminium foil to cover the entire base of the pan all the way up to the sides.
  • Pour the smoking mix onto the foil and spread it out well.
  • Place another piece of foil over the smoking mix and drizzle with olive oil and place the fish ontop. Drizzle with more olive oil.
  • Cover pan tightly with the lid and smoke the fish over high heat for 15-17 minutes.
  • Test with a chopstick for doneness. Serve fish with a wedge of lemon and some sauteed or roasted vegetables.


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