Yield: 2 servings
|2 smalls||Whole fish (about 1 lb.|
|\N \N||Each), cleaned|
|\N \N||Freshly ground pepper|
|\N \N||To taste|
|12 \N||Sprigs thyme|
Prepare hot coals for grilling. Cut 3 crosswise diagonal slits, about ½ inch deep and 2 inches apart, in each side of fish; don't cut down to bone.
Sprinkle the fish lightly with salt and pepper, and rub it into the slits.
Thinly slice the lemon; place 1 slice and 1 sprig of thyme in each slit.
Wrap each fish in aluminum foil.
Grill the fish over high heat turning once, until the flesh flakes easily when tested with a fork, about 10 minutes. Serve immediately.