Snoek Braai

Snoek Braai Recipe

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Snoek Braai Recipe

I decided to share this snoek braai recipe by telling you a quick story. There is a war raging in South Africa between the North, and the South. I am not able to tell you who started the war, but I can tell you what the war is about. Snoek and this war have been raging for centuries.

The North claim, they are the best snoek braaiers, the South, where the Snoek, actually come from, claim, they are the best Snoek braaiers. It is like watching a rugby game between the Blue Bulls, and the Stormers. Both teams are evenly supported, but both team supporters, believe their team is the best. This already leaves a bitter taste between the two sides. Now a fish, called Snoek, has also come into the equation.

The reason why I share this snoek braai recipe is that I hope it will bring peace between the North and the South. Taking a stand, on neutral territory, maybe this snoek braai recipe will become so popular, that both sides start to believe, that neither is the best snoek braaiers, this recipe is the best.

Well, this recipe does take a neutral stand. The editor comes from the north, the person who is writing this comes from the South, and the Snoek also comes from the South. The ingredients themselves come from wherever you are.

So, stand in the place where you are, and enjoy this snoek braai recipe. It comes in peace and only wants to taste good. If you like this recipe, please tell us what you think. One of the secret ingredients in this snoek braai recipe is to use of this homemade apricot jam recipe.

Thank you, and if I may quote John Lennon. 'Peace is not something you wish for; It's something you make, something you do, something you are, and something you give away.' Exactly what this Snoek braai recipe means to me.


Recipe Info


Serves: 4


Calories: 190
Carbs: 8g
Fat: 4g
Protein: 4g

Cooking Times

10 min
Preparation Time
0 Hours and 10 Minutes
20 min
Cook Time
0 Hours and 20 Minutes
30 min
Total Time
0 Hours and 30 Minutes




  1. Combine all the ingredients, except the black pepper in a microwave-proof measuring jug
  2. Microwave, on full power, for two minutes
  3. Remove and stir well to combine
  4. Prepare a large sheet of foil on a wark surface, shiny side down. Place the snoek, skin side down, in the centre of the foil
  5. Using a basting brush, spread the apricot sauce, that you microwaved earlier, evenly over the snoek. Use as much of the apricot sauce as you can. Work the sauce into the cracks of the snoek flesh
  6. Arrange the onion and tomato slices evenly over the snoek surface. Frind a little black pepper over the tomato slices
  7. Wrap the snoek in the foil and put it in the braai grid with the skin side down. Grill over the hot coals, for about 10 minutes per side, skin side first. Unwrap the foil to check if the flesh has turned brown, if not, braai for another few minutes on the flesh side. Serve with mashed sweet potato and roosterkoek, with apricot jam. Serve with lemon wedges on the side. Enjoy!

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Thank you for the recipe, we loved it we will do this next Sunday actually every sunday❤️❤️❤️ 5.00

Mariaan Gerber
Good heavens, this is a good snoek recipe. My word, the taste of the braaid snoek is out of this world. Amazing. ❤️❤️❤️🦈 5.00

Hannes Strydom
This snoek braai recipe is a legend where I live. We eat it so often and it always tastes the same. Thaks for sharing. 5.00

Melanie Potgieter
I know what I will have tonight, next Saturday, and for the rest of the Saturdays this year, this snoek braa. It is really fantastic. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe. You made my day, well Saturday. ❤️❤️ 5.00

Anelle Botha
We live on the west coast and have snoek at least once a week. After trying this recipe, we have snoek braai twice a week. Our friends and children love this recipe. It is simply delicious. 5.00

Hendrik Rossouw
If this recipe fails, there is only one reason, you do not know what you are doing. This is such an easy snoek braai recipe, even my children can do it. 5.00

Sandra Moolman
I tried this snoek recipe and it knocked me off my feet. You cannot believe that something so simple, tastes this good. I have shared this recipe so many times, I stopped counting. Well done to you. 5.00

Annemie Coetzee
I treated my husband to a snoek fishing experience on his birthday. He came home with so much snoek we did not know what to do with it. Then we found this snoek braai recipe. Now we have snoek at least once a week. This is a great recipe. Everyone out there reading this should try it. It is crazy delicious. 5.00

Hardus Labuschagne
Wow, wow, wow, and another wow. This is the most amazing snoek braai recipe I have ever tried. It is so good, it attracts the neighbours from all corners of our neighbourhood. This is a fantastic man. 5.00

Jannie Mohler
I am a keen fisherman, and I can tell you, this is the best snoek braai recipe out there. There is only one way to prepare snoek, and it is this way. It is a great recipe. 5.00

Gerhard Olivier
Lekker snoek 🦈 braai recipe man! The best one on the Internet. Very tasty. 5.00

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