Grigliata Mista di Pesce – Mixed Broiled Fish

4 small sole
4 small red mullet
4 monkfish fillets
8 medium-sized shrimps, unshelled
8 Tbs olive oil

For the sauce

2 garlic cloves
1 Tbs chopped parsley
6 Tbs olive oil
Juice of ½ lemon
Salt, white pepper
Lemon slices


  • Preheat the broiler. 
  • Scale, gut and clean the sole and red mullet. 
  • Wash the monkfish fillets and shrimps and drain well. 
  • Brush the fish and shrimps  with 4 tablespoons of the olive oil and leave to stand for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the sauce. 
  • Finely chop the garlic and mix together with the parsley, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  • Carefully broil the fish on both sides for about 10 minutes, and the shrimps for a maximum of only 5 minutes per side. 
  • Arrange the shrimps and fish on a platter and garnish with wedges of lemon. 
  • Serve the sauce separately. 
  • A good accompaniment is broiled polenta and a Riesling Italico.