Already, I'm pining for the fish sandwiches that I enjoyed on my culinary tour of Maui. That's why, for dinner tonight, I'm going to re-create this casual, kid-friendly meal in the comfort of my own home.
Don't be intimidated by the idea of throwing a delicate protein like fish on the grill. Just opt for a firm-fleshed species, like striped bass, being sure to dry it completely before putting it on the grill. Once it's cooking, leave the fish alone to do its thing; flip it and remove it from heat using the thinnest, widest spatula possible.
To make this meal a shore thing tonight, read more. Serves 4.
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 celery stalk, thinly sliced
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon caraway seed
Vegetable oil, for grilling
4 striped bass fillets (or other firm-fleshed fish, such as tuna, tilapia, or salmon), 4 to 6 ounces each
8 thick slices sandwich bread, such as brioche or country-style white