Braaied snoek with apricot glaze

Braaied snoek with apricot glaze

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  • 4
  • Easy
  • Dairy free Fat conscious
  • 5 minutes
  • 20 minutes


  • 1 x 800 g snoek
  • 40 g dried apricots, chopped
  • 2 T butter
  • 3 T honey
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped

Cooking Instructions

Braai snoek over medium coals for approximately 10 minutes.

Bring dried apricots, butter, honey, the juice of the lemons, garlic clove and 4 T water to a simmer. Cook until caramelised and use to baste the snoek for the last 5 minutes of cooking time.

Cook's note: No public holiday in South Africa is ever going to sail by without a braai, and that braai is going to include a snoek done on the coals with apricot jam – or a family recipe involving apricots, spices (top secret) and maybe even a dash of chutney. Woolies’ whole snoek is cleaned and trimmed for your convenience, so all you have to do is pop it on the coals, like so ...

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    Pat Gladys Khoza
    August 16, 2017

    I”m gonna try the snoek recipe and get back to you.

  • Oratile Keith
    June 8, 2017

    Lovely recipe …tired it yesterday with a bit of spring onion and sweet chilli .