Wood-Fired Fish

We all know that fish is a good-quality protein. It is recommended to be consumed frequently because of the high bioavailable protein and DHA omega-3 content (particularly in fatty fish). It’s quick to cook and packed with flavour. Make sure to always purchase locally and sustainably sourced fresh fish. The benefits obtained from food should stretch further than just the nutritional content thereof. Eating a highly nutritious farmed piece of salmon imported and flown over 2 continents with a carbon footprint the size of a rugby stadium is not the aim of healthy eating. Always pay attention to where your food comes from and that health habits are more than just what you eat.
Wilna Eksteen

Wilna Eksteen

Registered Dietician

2 Servings
Ready In
30 Minutes
Nutritional information

Energy: 242 kcal

Protein: 25.53 g

Carbohydrates: 0.31 g

Sugar: 0 g

Fat: 14.8 g

Fibre: 0 g

Dietary Requirements

Lactose free

Gluten free

Lacto-ovo Vegetarian 

Low GI


  • 2 Reds (any small-medium sized locally and sustainably sourced), whole, gutted and scaled
  • 2 tbsp Liviana® CBD-Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil 
  • ¼ cup fresh herbs
  • 2 slices grapefruit (replace with oranges or any citrus fruit)
  • 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper

Equipment List

  • Measuring spoon
  • Mixing bowl
  • Frying pan
  • Spatula
  • Serving bowl


Step One

Cover the skin of the fish generously with Liviana® CBD-Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil and season with salt and pepper.

Step Two

Drizzle some Liviana® CBD-Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil into the cavity, place the grapefruit slices with the herbs into the cavity. Season with salt and pepper.

Step Three

Place the fish into a folding braai grid.

Step Four

Cook over hot coals for 7 – 12 minutes on each side until charred.

Step five

Serve with some lemon wedges.

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