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Robert St. John

Restaurateur, author, enthusiastic traveler, & world-class eater.

No-Stick Grilling Marinade for Seafood

Fresh fish is one of the hardest proteins to grill.  The no-stick marinade is perfect when grilling filets or whole fish.  Brush the no-stick marinade on fish, scallops, soft-shell crabs, or lobster 30-45 minutes before grilling!


4 egg yolks
1 tbl Dijon mustard
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 cup canola oil
warm water as needed
2 tbl Lawry’s Seasoned Salt
1 tbl onion powder
1 tbl paprika
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp white pepper
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp dry mustard
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp dried thyme leaves


Place the egg yolks, Dijon mustard, and vinegar in a food processor.  Blend on medium speed for 1 – 2 minutes.

Slowly drizzle oils into the mixture, 1 tablespoon at a time.  If the marinade becomes too thick, add 1-2 tablespoons of warm water.  Once all of the oil has been incorporated, add seasoned salt, black pepper, dry mustard, oregano, and thyme until incorporated.

Store covered in the refrigerator until needed.

Yield:  2 1/2 cups


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