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What is the recommended method for marinating the sea bass before grilling in this Flavorful Grilled Sea Bass with Tangy Chili-Lime Dressing Recipe?

Recipe follows:

Flavorful Grilled Sea Bass with Tangy Chili-Lime Dressing Recipe
Ingredients:
4 sea bass fillets
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
1 lime, juiced
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 tablespoons honey
1 clove garlic, minced
1 small red chili, finely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped

Directions:
Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.
Brush sea bass fillets with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
Grill sea bass for 3-4 minutes per side, or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, chili powder, honey, garlic, and chopped chili.
Drizzle the chili-lime dressing over grilled sea bass and garnish with chopped cilantro.

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    – FuzzyChef
    Jan 15 at 1:28
  • Eek! That's a lot of honey. Hope you like sweet & sweet & sour ;)
    – Tetsujin
    Jan 15 at 9:31

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According the the recipe, there is no marination step. Grill the fish and then drizzle with the dressing. Beyond that, keep in mind that marination is a surface treatment, but with fish, any acidic marinade will denature the proteins over a relatively short amount of time. So, in this case, I can see why a dressing is called for, rather than a marinade.

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