Recipe: Tin Foil Whole Fish

​If you’re anything like us, you can’t get enough of fresh seafood throughout summer.


  • 1 whole fish scaled and cleaned (Snapper is great)
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 x tomato
  • ¼ cup shredded coconut
  • ¼ cup coriander
  • 1 lime
  • 2 lemons
  • Pinch raw sugar
  • Pinch salt & pepper

Equipment Needed:


  1. Finely dice onion, tomato, and coriander. Place into a medium mixing bowl
  2. Add mustard seeds and shredded coconut and stir through.
  3. Next squeeze lime and one lemon into the bowl followed by pinch of sugar and mix well.
  4. Slice second lemon into wedges.
  5. Place (scaled and cleaned) whole fish onto an oiled sheet of tin foil.
  6. Fill inside of fish with ¾ of filling and ¾ sliced lemon wedges. Top with leftover filling, lemon wedges and salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Wrap and seal fish in tin foil sheet. Place on campfire grill over low coals for 30-45 mins depending on fish size.
  8. Serve with grilled veggies and camp oven rice.