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


  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.

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