At the Ger-Nis Summer BBQ Bonanza, we’re sparking up the grill with all sorts of greatness and proving that BBQ is summer’s greatest representative! In this class, we’ll teach you how to grill up the deep blue sea! Grilling seafood can seem a little daunting what with the various textures and consistencies of fishes to shellfish and other seafood, but with these simple tips you’ll be ready to paddle out into a whole ocean of possibilities that create the most perfect BBQ dishes! We’ll cover the best seafood to cook up on the grill, focus on preparing light marinades and dry rubs to brighten the flavors, show you how to grill fish without it falling apart on you, and more! You’ll learn the key tricks of seafood grilling from using baskets to cedar planks and banana leaves to grill hearty, sustainable seafood! Learn the flavor enhancers for seafood on the “barby” as well as quick tips for cooking to perfect doneness. Discover a range of grilled seafood beyond skewered shrimp, see how quick to grill seafood is compared to other grilled fare, absorb ideas on new ways to adorn your grilled seafood and dressing it up with fresh herbs and seasonal spices, and come away with a whole new set of seafood grilling skills to last a lifetime!
Recipes: Pesto Grilled Squid With Kalamata Olives, Tomatoes & Feta, Whole Grilled Fish with Roasted Tomato Chili Sauce, Grilled Shrimp with Spicy Garden Sambal & Cilantro Sauce
Class Type: Ger-Nis Summer BBQ Bonanza Festival, hands-on cooking class
Class Notes: Hone in on the skills it takes to be a seafood grill master!
Managing Director of Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center, Nissa Pierson, loves to take on challenging projects and the discovery that in the end what seemed challenging was actually entirely simple- grilled seafood was one of those challenges! In addition to running Ger-Nis, Nissa is a long-time culinary instructor, specializing in fresh herbs. Besides being a passionate teacher of fresh herbs, organics, & fair-trade, she enjoys spice (in food and life), good conversations and debates, kickboxing, surfing, and submersing herself in the food and cultures of the world. Contact Nissa