Snoek Braai Done Our Way With Mayonnaise

We love a snoek braai and for as many families that braai this fish, 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
  • 1 whole snoek
  • coarse salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  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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  9. 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

  10. 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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