Grilled Seafood, Mazatlan Style (Mariscada)
1 large fish, your favorite kind, filleted and cut into pieces
4 crabs, cleaned
1 pound large shrimp or prawns
2 pounds lobster, halved
6 tablespoons olive oil
1 handful bay leaves, preferably fresh (If using dry leaves, wet them before using.)
1 large onion, thinly sliced
1 large tomato, sliced
Lime juice, to taste
Salt and pepper, to taste
Mix lime juice, olive oil and salt; use this mixture to brush all surfaces of all the seafood.
Put all the pieces of seafood, flesh side down, on a bed of bay leaves.
Cover and store cold for 4 hours.
Prepare the grill.
When grill is ready, place the pieces of seafood on the grill, discarding the bay leaves.
Grill both sides until done, turning once.
Serve on a large decorative platter over a layer of tomato and onion slices dressed with salt and pepper to taste.
Garnish with parsley and slices of limes and peeled oranges.
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