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Should I put oil on fish before grilling?

Asked: Arnaud Fileppi, Last Updated:

To help seal in some of the natural moisture, pat the fish dry and coat it with vegetable or olive oil. This is particularly important for firm-fleshed fish like salmon, halibut, or tuna, which can go directly on to the grate.

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