Summer is just around the corner, so that means it’s a great opportunity to take out your gas grills and have a cookout in Rocky Mount, NC. Cookouts don’t have to just be in Summer and there’s more you can cook on your gas grill than burgers and hotdogs. You can cook vegetables, desserts, and even fish to add variety to the meals you grill. That being said, it can be a little stressful to start on a completely new dish on your grill. With that in mind, here’s a guide to how you can cook your favorite fish on the grill.


For the best taste possible marinate with equal parts brown sugar, butter, olive oil, honey, and soy sauce. This works best directly on the grill cooked for 10-20 minutes depending on the filet size. Make sure to place the salmon on the grill skin side up and do not flip it.


For seasoning, dip the fish in olive oil and  dry rub with lemon pepper. Catfish works best on aluminum foil, cooking 4 minutes on each side. While aluminum foil should be used, don’t use foil packets so your fish doesn’t turn out to be too greasy.

Mahi Mahi

Rub the fish with Jamaican Jerk seasoning and serve with mango salsa for an more tropical inspired meal. To cook, place directly on the grill for 4 minutes on each side.

Red Snapper

Season this by rubbing it with olive oil, salt, garlic and rosemary before placing it in a grill basket. In terms of grill time, it takes 7 minutes on each side. If really you want to impress your guests, use a whole red snapper.


After rubbing it with salt and pepper, marinate swordfish with olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and fresh rosemary. This works best directly on the grill for 5-6 minutes on each side. Make sure to be patient before flipping because the texture of swordfish can great awesome grill marks.


Season this by salt and peppering the filets and then brush it with a lemon vinaigrette. You can make it with olive oil, garlic, peppers, and lemon peel. Cook the tilapia in an aluminum foil packet for 5-6 minutes on each side. Make sure to flip the packet carefully to keep the fish from crumbling.


Season this fish with olive oil and then rub it with salt and pepper just before grilling. It works best directly on the grill with just 3 minutes per side for medium rare. If you’re interested in smoking, consider using hickory chips for a flavor boost.


Marinate the fish with butter, lemon juice, onion powder, dill, salt and pepper. This works best in an aluminum foil packet cooking for 5-6 minutes on each side. For help, halibut is cooked through when the center of the filet is opaque.

Ready to Start Grilling?

There are a variety of dishes you can prepare on your gas grill to eat in Rocky Mount, NC. If you’re ready to start grilling, don’t hesitate to contact us. Through its wholesale and retail delivery division, Daughtridge Gas & Oil is a full service distributor of propane gas, cylinder exchange, home heating oil, diesel fuel, kerosene, and other petroleum products.  Moreover, our propane gas Rocky Mount, NC shop is a branded distributor of Exxon, Citgo, and Pure gasoline through company-owned and operated outlets and is a supplier of branded and unbranded gasoline to independent retailers throughout the Coastal Plain.   In addition to our corporate offices located in Rocky Mount, we have a grand total of three patio and hearth showrooms, which are located in Rocky Mount, Greenville and Roanoke Rapids.  Each showroom offers Greenville outdoor furniture for your patio, grills, fireplaces and mantels, wall heaters, and a wide variety of outdoor cooking accessories.