Grilled snapper, barbecued snapper, snapper fried whole or baked; red snapper is one of the most delicious and highly prized of the food fishes.
Red snapper fillets with a citrus twist. Very quick and easy to prepare, a great base recipe you can tweak as you like.
Almost any whole fish can be cooked with this method but snapper is particularly good with the Thai flavours. If you can find it, try fresh galangal in place of the ginger, the flavour is unique.
The fish mixture of prawns, crab and seasonings can be stuffed in the red snapper, or as written in the recipe, piled on top while being cooked.
Red snapper is gently dipped in a homemade marinade before the residual is added to the frying pan and reduced to make a glorious sauce.
The crumbing of these snapper fillets includes Cajun seasonings giving it a great spicy taste. Serves well with fried rice or noodles.