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    Spicy Red Snapper

    Spicy Red Snapper. Photo by Mims & Squims

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    20 mins

    5 mins

    15 mins

    Mims & Squims's Note:

    My in-laws go deep sea fishing a lot, so we're always trying new seafood recipes. This is one that my mother-in-law gave me, and it's incredible

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    Serves: 4-6



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    1. 1
      On a large piece of wax paper, mix together paprika, cayenne, black pepper, onion powder, thyme, basil, garlic, and oregano.
    2. 2
      In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter with oil.
    3. 3
      Brush both sides of snapper fillets with butter mixture, reserve remaining.
    4. 4
      Coat both sides of fillets with seasoning mixture.
    5. 5
      Heat a large cast iron skillet over high heat until a drop of water sizzles on it.
    6. 6
      Drizzle half of remaining butter mixture on one side of the fillets and place fillets butter side down in pan.
    7. 7
      Cook over high heat until the fish is deeply browned.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 09, 2010


    • on November 21, 2008


      This recipe has just too much spice for our taste. We could not even taste the fish (yellow tail snapper) We do a lot of fishing and if it is a really mild fish, why would you cover up the taste. Sorry, but this is not keeper for us.

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    • on April 23, 2007


      Amazing!! Easy to follow instructioins, easy to find ingredients! Perfect taste &cal! I served it with some mashed potatoes and spinach&mushroom garlic saute. My husband thinks I am the best cook on earth... hahahaha

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    Nutritional Facts for Spicy Red Snapper

    Serving Size: 1 (178 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 414.9
    Calories from Fat 123
    Total Fat 13.6 g
    Saturated Fat 5.0 g
    Cholesterol 135.0 mg
    Sodium 187.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 1.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    Sugars 0.3 g
    Protein 67.4 g

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