For the yams:
Preheat a grill
to medium-high and lightly oil the grates or preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Grill or roast
for 40 to 60 minutes, or until tender.
For the mullet:
Meanwhile, heat the oil, covered, in a large heavy-bottomed saute pan over medium-high heat. Season the fish with the all-purpose seasoning blend
, add the fish in the pan, and sear
to brown for around 2 minutes per side. After this, reduce the heat down to medium-low. Drop in the green onion
, onion, tomato
, chile, vinegar, soy sauce
, thyme, and butter
, using more or less of the fat depending on how rich you want the dish to be. Cover the pan with a lid, and simmer
over moderate heat for 30 minutes.
Once the yams are fully cooked, peel
and discard the skins or scoop out the flesh. In a small bowl, combine the yams with the mayonnaise. Season the yams with salt, and pepper, if desired, and serve alongside the fish