Prep Time:  30 mins
Cook Time:  10-15 mins
Total Time:  40-45 mins
Servings:  5-7

Follow along as Blaine catches some whole fish straight from the bayou! He'll show you how to prep them and share his recipe for grilling up whole fish on the Weber Q.


Ingredients for Grilled Fish

  • 2 Whole Bass
  • 2 Whole Brim
  • 4 Lemons
  • 3 Limes
  • 1 Jalapeno

Ingredients for Compound Butter

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • Creole Seasoning to taste
  • 6 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1/2 a bunch chopped parsley

Items You'll Need


  1. Scale fish using a spoon, working your way from the tail to the head of the fish
  2. Rinse fish after scaling
  3. Cut head off brim, remove guts
  4. Leave head on Bass, cut from the belly towards the head of the fish, remove guts
  5. Rinse fish
  6. Bass hanging on fishing line
  7. Slice lemon, lime, & jalapeno into rings
  8. In a mixing bowl, mix together butter, chopped garlic, & parsley
  9. Season to taste with creole seasoning blend
  10. Score the both sides of your fish to allow the flavor from the compound butter to infuse
  11. Coat inside & outside of fish with compound butter
  12. Stuff cavity of the fish with lemon, lime, & jalapeno
  13. Whole fish stuffed with citrus, jalapeno and compound butter
  14. Preheat Weber Q to medium high heat, season cooking grids well
  15. Place fish on grill, allow Brim to cook on first side for about 3 minutes, Bass may take around 5 minutes, depending on the size of your fish
  16. Once the first side of the fish is browned, flip to the other side
  17. Grill fish until the skin is brown & the meat appears opaque
  18. Remove from the grill, serve & enjoy!
  19. Flipping whole fish on portable grill