Basa is a farm-raised fresh water fish. Basa fish is part of the catfish family. One of the benefits of basa fish it the lack of smell. Unlike other fishes you will not get that fishy smell after preparing basa fish. An even better benefit though is the delicate and mild taste.
Basa are native to the Mekong River Delta in Vietnam and Chao Phraya basin. The basa fish are important food resource with an international market. The basa fish has grown more popular in the western market the later years. It is now available in many supermarkets. Since the basa fish is an imported fish you will most often buy it frozen.
The way we grill basa fish is very similar to the way we grill fish like salmon. A good tip is to brush the fish with butter and add some spices to increase the taste. You can also use lemon or lime to give it a fresher and better taste.
After you have spiced it up and prepared it for the grill you should pack it in aluminum foil. Just take a sheet of aluminum foil and wrap it around the basa fish filet. You are now ready to grill the basa fish.
When it comes to how long you are supposed to grill the basa fish, people have different opinions. It all depend on how well grilled you want it to be. I typically grill on each side for 10 to 15 minutes or until it flakes. There is no need to turn the fish around all the time. Lay it on one side for 10 minutes and then turn it around for an aditional 10 minutes.
You now have a short guide for on how to grill basa fish. All you have to do now is get to the store and buy you some to get started.