Grilling Flaky Fish

Get great results grilling shrimp, scallops, and flaky cuts of fish such as tilapia, cod, halibut, and haddock.



  • Wegmans Organic Basting Oil or Wegmans Pure Olive Oil
  • Fish to be grilled
  • Salt and pepper


  • Nonstick foil
  • Digital thermometer
  • Tongs or slotted spatula
  • Basting brush
  • Serving platters and/or storage containers


1. Mise en Place

  • Preheat grill on HIGH 10 min. Cover grill surface with nonstick foil.
  • Drizzle both sides of fish lightly with basting oil.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Reduce heat to MED.

2. Cook

  • Sear fish 1-3 min until color changes one-quarter of way up from bottom.
  • Turn over; baste.
  • Cook 1-3 min until internal temp reaches 130˚ (check by inserting thermometer halfway into thickest part of fish).

3. Finish

  • Transfer to serving platter; let rest at least 2 min.