Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos
Show: Extra Virgin
Episode: Gone Fishin'
Print
Branzino al Cartoccio
Total:
50 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
50 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 whole fresh branzino (2 1/2 pounds each), scaled, cleaned and gutted, and washed
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 small handfuls baby arugula
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 1 small bulb fennel, sliced
  • Olive oil, for drizzling
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine

Directions

Heat a grill to medium high. 

Sprinkle the fish with salt and pepper and place each on a double rectangle of foil. Top with the arugula, half the lemon slices and the fennel. Sprinkle the outside of the fish with salt and pepper, drizzle lightly with olive oil and splash each with some wine. Enclose each fish in the foil, sealing to make a packet. Wrap each fish one more time with foil. 

Place the foil packets on the grill and cook for 25 to 30 minutes. 

Remove the skin and fillet the fish from the bones. Serve on a platter with the remaining lemon slices. Garnish with the arugula and fennel. Squeeze a little lemon juice on top of the fish, just enough to taste.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Steak Essentials 03:26

Everything you need to know to select and grill a perfect steak.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Spaghetti in a Package: Spaghetti al Cartoccio

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Orata al Cartoccio: Bream in a Package

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Mullet in a Packet: Triglie al Cartoccio

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Vongole al Cartoccio: Clams Cooked in Foil

Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

Porcini al Cartoccio: Porcini Cooked in Foil

Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

Tacos al Pastor

Recipe courtesy of Chuck Hughes

Potatoes in Cartoccio

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Grilled Shrimp with Garlic (Gambas al Ajillo)

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

On TV

Food's Greatest Hits

7:30am | 6:30c

Food's Greatest Hits

8:30am | 7:30c

Food's Greatest Hits

9:30am | 8:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

10:30am | 9:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

11:30am | 10:30c

Good Eats

12pm | 11c

Good Eats

12:30pm | 11:30c

Good Eats

1pm | 12c

Good Eats

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cheap Eats

3pm | 2c

Cheap Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cheap Eats

4pm | 3c

Cheap Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

5:30pm | 4:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

6:30pm | 5:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

8pm | 7c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

8:30pm | 7:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

9:30pm | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10pm | 9c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

12:30am | 11:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

1:30am | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2am | 1c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here