Recipe For Snoek Braai

We love a snoek braai and for as many families that braai snoek there must be as many recipes. Most of my friends use apricot jam, but we have a different way of doing things in our house. Here is our recipe – try it and enjoy!

Snoek Braai
Snoek Braai

Snoek Braai
 
Ingredients
  • 1 whole snoek
  • coarse salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
Method
  1. open the snoek so it is skin side down and cover the flesh with the coarse sea salt
  2. leave for 20 minutes and then wash off
  3. pat dry
  4. mix together the olive oil, garlic and mayonnaise
  5. brush this onto the flesh (if you have a really HUGE snoek, you may need more of the mixture)
  6. braai flesh side down until the mayonnaise starts to melt
  7. turnover and continue braaing until the fish is done

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14 thoughts on “Recipe For Snoek Braai

  1. This sounds awesome Tandy – i have never had anything but smoked snoek. Mental note – to get some next time i am in cape town xxx have a wonderful Friday t – enjoy your friends this evening xxx jan

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    1. fresh snoek is really lovely, and a very inexpensive fish so for a family it is a bargain! The evening was awesome, thanks xxxx

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  2. OK…attempt number three…I tried to add you to my blogroll and my comment vanished…I feel SO stupid.

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    1. I have moments like that all the time! Have a good weekend 🙂

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  3. I wish you people would not talk about food when I am so hungry….that sounds really good…anything with garlic sounds good to me!

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    1. thanks for the visit!

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  4. Ours is totally different, use olive oil and lemon, but I’ll try yours next time.
    Friday greets to Mister Dave.

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    1. Friday greets back – will add some lemon to the next one we braai!

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