Grilled Citrus and Herb-Stuffed Red Snapper

Situated just east of Bali in the archipelago of Indonesia lies the rustic, tropical paradise of Lombok; an island of rolling, lush farmland, dense rainforests and breathtaking waterfalls, imposing volcanic mountainscapes, and endless white sand beaches surrounded by aquamarine waters as far as the eye can see. A vision so beautiful it’s difficult to distinguish where the Heavens end and Earth begins.

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It’s here in the tiny village of Mataram on the western shores of Lombok that indigenous fishermen depart at sunrise onto the high seas seeking one of the most fertile fishing grounds on the globe for red snapper. For hundreds of years this fish has a been a primary source of sustenance for locals, from Sumatra and Java in the west to Papua New Guinea in the east.

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