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Paulan-style Broiled Fish

Palau Style Broiled Fish RecipeRecipe courtesy of Tova Harel is also the author of the cookbook, Taste of Rainbow’s End, and owner of the Palau dive and cooking tour company Fish and Fins


4 lb grouper or similar fish – scaled and gutted

3 sliced garlic cloves

Several slices of fresh ginger

3 tablespoons of sesame oil

3 tablespoons of soy sauce

1 large banana leaf (optional or corn husks may be substituted)


Score the fish.

Put a slice of garlic, ginger, and a lime leaf in each score and a few inside the fish.

Drizzle sesame oil and soy sauce on banana leaf and inside the fish.

Loosely wrap fish in tinfoil.

Grill about 15 minutes until the meat is white and flaky.

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Bobbie Hasselbring

RFT founder and the website's former editor-in-chief, Bobbie Hasselbring has been a travel junkie her entire life. She's been an award-winning writer and editor for more than 25 years and author of the regional food-travel bestsellers, The Chocolate Lover’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest and The Chocolate Lover’s Guide Cookbook.