How to Make Grilled Fennel With a Twist

Many of my food guides contain lemon, simply because it's so great to season with. It's wonderful in potato salads, sauces and of course risotto. Here the lemon accompanies fennel on the grill.

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How to Make Grilled Fennel With a Twist Recipe
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Serves 4 (as a side dish).

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Chop the fennel "dill".

Chop the fennel "dill".

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3
Put the "dill" in a zip lock back or double plastic bags.

Put the "dill" in a zip lock back or double plastic bags.

4
Quarter the fennel.

Quarter the fennel.

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Like so. Leave the root so the quarters don't fall apart.

Like so. Leave the root so the quarters don't fall apart.

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To the bag add olive oil and salt.

To the bag add olive oil and salt.

7
Grate the lemon peel and add it too.

Grate the lemon peel and add it too.

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Add the fennel to the bag and rub the quarters with the olive oil mix. Make sure they are rubbed all over.

Add the fennel to the bag and rub the quarters with the olive oil mix. Make sure they are rubbed all over.

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When the grill is ready remove the fennel from the bag.

When the grill is ready remove the fennel from the bag.

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Put on the grill and give the pieces some color. Then put on the lid on the grill and continue to grill on indirect heat for about 15-20 min.

Put on the grill and give the pieces some color. Then put on the lid on the grill and continue to grill on indirect heat for about 15-20 min.

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Here we have the fennel ready to be tasted. We served it to chicken and a salad but it also goes well to fish or lamb.

Here we have the fennel ready to be tasted. We served it to chicken and a salad but it also goes well to fish or lamb.

Ingredients

2 Fennels 
Lemon (the peel) 
1 Teaspoon Flake salt 
The fennel "dill" 
3 Tablespoons Olive oil 
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