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    Ausfish Silver Member Runamuck's Avatar
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    Cooking mangrove jack

    I have a 3.5 kilo mangrove jack that i want to cook in the weber . Has anyone got any good ideas/ recipes that they would recommend.


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    Re: Cooking mangrove jack

    Sounds like an awesome jack, I would bake it with any flavours that you prefer. I also have to say that they have to be the best eating estuary fish, better than barra. Was that jack caught in the creeks or reef, as i sounds bigger than your average creek jack.

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    Re: Cooking mangrove jack

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    Re: Cooking mangrove jack

    i posted this a while back as a way how to make a mango vanish,,, but it tastes great


    first the fish
    can it get any better??????????????,,,,,,,,,,,,,,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgG_TxEPaQE



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    Re: Cooking mangrove jack

    2nd,,,bakin tray to suit size of fish,,,,,,this can be tricky,,,

    place a decent knob of butter in bottom of tray,,,,rub fish in same,,,,copius amounts of fresh lemon,,(sliced), half a lime,, 2 full ripe tomatoes (sliced),,shallots (diced), and a small dash of red wine
    can it get any better??????????????,,,,,,,,,,,,,,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgG_TxEPaQE



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    Re: Cooking mangrove jack

    3rd,, add a small amount of soy (small being the key,,, ) and a slurp of sweet chilli sauce,,, cover in alfoil and seal,,, place on low setting on bbq or in webber,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
    can it get any better??????????????,,,,,,,,,,,,,,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgG_TxEPaQE



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    Re: Cooking mangrove jack

    4th,,,, during cooking,,, throw in a hand full of onions,,, top up red wine as needed,,, but dont turn fish,,, salt pepper optional,,,,,, recover and throw down a coldie,,,re check fluid level (of tray) and top up MARGINALLY if neded,,,, it should look like this
    can it get any better??????????????,,,,,,,,,,,,,,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgG_TxEPaQE



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    which in turn,,,,, then becomes this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    can it get any better??????????????,,,,,,,,,,,,,,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgG_TxEPaQE



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    Re: Cooking mangrove jack

    Thanks brother. . . . .i have another fish, though its only 1.5kg , i will be trying your dish tonight and i will let you know how it goes.


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    Adam

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    Re: Cooking mangrove jack

    Choppa, do you stuff the cavity with anything?????

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    Re: Cooking mangrove jack

    Thanks for the tips choppa. Had a 3kg one in the barbe on sunday. Tasted great [smiley=chef.gif] [smiley=2thumbsup.gif]
    Why work? Because no one will pay me to fish ...Yet...

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    Re: Cooking mangrove jack

    Choppa
    Will have to try that one.Damn it looks good.

    Normally when i keep a Jack i keep it alive till i get home.
    I will pre-heat the oven while i clean and prepare the fish.

    Preperation.
    Gut ,gill and scale.
    3 or 4 scores down each side and fill with garlic butter.
    Gooooood squeeze of lemon with a dash of salt and pepper.
    Wrap in alfoil then straight into the oven.
    If the fish is still kicking you have done well

    Cheers Dazza

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    Re: Cooking mangrove jack

    well done with those pics choppa

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    Re: Cooking mangrove jack

    Quote Originally Posted by Runamuck
    Choppa, do you stuff the cavity with anything?????
    mate you can stuff the cavity,,, but i've found that the sauce seems to be enough,,,garlic is okay as well but the sweet chilli version makes for a bit of a change,,,,,(i love garlic in everything,,,)

    glad you all enjoyed it,,,,,,

    good to hear from you dazza,,,, hows that no 1 son going?????????

    choppa
    can it get any better??????????????,,,,,,,,,,,,,,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgG_TxEPaQE



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    Re: Cooking mangrove jack

    I think that good eating fish (like jacks) should not be "fooled around" with, best leave all the onions and chillies and stuff for the lesser eating quality fish (like Barra) Whiting and Snapper etc and the like should be cooked simply and not over cooked to savour the flavour of quality fresh fish, just my opinion of course, but, it is what I do myself.

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