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Grilled Fish in Greek Marinade*

Serves 6

2 T finely minced garlic
1 T oregano
1/3 C olive oil
2 tsp chopped thyme
Grated zest of one lemon
2 T lemon juice
1/4 C ouzo
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
6 fillets (5 oz each) mild white fish, such as cod, swordfish, or sea bass

Warm garlic and oregano in half the olive oil for 2 minutes. Add the rest of the ingredients. Cool the mixture. Marinate 6 pieces of mild fish in this mixture for 3 to 6 hours in the refrigerator. Preheat broiler or make a charcoal fire.

Brush fish lightly with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill fish for 3 to 4 minutes per side.


  • Serve with steamed rice and spinach.
  • Add orange zest with the lemon zest.
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