- Start making kale pesto: Add the kale and garlic to a food processor, coarsely chopping to create enough room for the other ingredients.
- Finish the pesto: Add the
pumpkin seeds, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper, cheese, and olive
oil, and puree until it comes to a nice smooth consistency. Set the
- Start cooking the pasta: Put
water on to boil as you make kale pesto. Cook some pasta according to
package directions, and toss with about 2 tablespoons of the kale pesto.
Cover and keep warm on the stove while you grill the fish.
- Preheat a grill to 400.
- Prepare the fish: Combine 1
tablespoon olive oil with some salt and pepper in a large bowl.Rinse
the char fillet, pat dry. Place the fillet in the bowl with olive oil
flesh side down, then turn over to the skin side to get the fish well
- Start grilling the char: Gently
shake off excess oil, then place the fish carefully on the grill, skin
side down. Grill on the skin side for 4 minutes, then turn over to grill
for 3 minutes flesh side down. Note: the skin may stick to the grill,
that is OK. Just place the fish flesh side on a clean portion of the
grill and remove the skin later.
- Finish grilling: After the
char has grilled for 7 minutes total, the fish should be cooked through
but still nice and moist. Remove the char from the grill and place on a
- Serve: Plate a portion of
the pasta, topped with a scoop of the kale pesto. Spread the pesto over
the fish. Repeat for the other servings, and enjoy!
Recipe courtesy of Cooking Chathttps://cookingchatfood.com/arctic-char-with-kale-...