Baked Opakapaka (Snapper) Fillets With Macadamia Crust

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by lazyme

In Hawaii, pink snapper is called opakapaka. This is a good dish from "Fish Dishes of the Pacific from the Fishwife" by Shirley Rizzuto.

Top Review by gemini08

This fish was very delicious! I cut the baking time down to 325* and baked it for 15 minutes, that was just right, it was moist and not overcooked. Will make it again!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Oil a baking pan with 1 tablespoon of the butter.
  3. Place the fish in the pan, and sprinkle with pepper and lemon juice.
  4. In a small skillet heat the rest of the butter. .
  5. Add the ground nuts.
  6. Stir and cook for 1-2 minutes making sure the mixture doesn't burn.
  7. Spread the mixture over the fish.
  8. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until done.
  9. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a