Grilling is a fast and simple way to cook fish. Most types of fish can be grilled whole, as fillets or steaks. Grilling helps retain natural flavors, fish oil and moisture, without adding excess calories. Fish can be cooked on the grill un-seasoned or enhanced with marinades or spices.
According to the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association nearly 80% of households own an outdoor barbecue grill or smoker. During peak months (May - September), nearly 50% of grill owners grill foods weekly. Grilled fish and seafood is popular due in its flavor, simplicity and appearance.
For cooking fish on the grill, a must-have tools is a grilling sheet, pan or grid. No matter which term is used, these special grill accessories are essential for grilling fish and seafood. These sheets are also useful for grilling vegetables or other foods.
Most sheets or grids come in stainless steel or feature a porcelain coating. Some sheets come with a non-stick surface which helps prevent fish or other foods from breaking apart when transferred to serving dishes. After grilling, sheets, pans and grids can be cleaned up by hand or in the dishwasher.