Pan Roasted Snapper With Crab

Recipe by Molly53
READY IN: 45mins




  • To make the butter: whirl all ingredients in blender or food processor until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Preheat oven to 450F; spray two large saute pans with cooking spray and place in oven to heat.
  • Warm serving plates.
  • Season fish with 1/2 teaspoon seasoning and dust the skin side with flour.
  • Add 1/4 cup clarified butter to each saute pan.
  • Place fish in hot butter, skin-side down and cook for a minute.
  • Bake in oven for about eight minutes or until flesh flakes easily.
  • Place a fillet on each serving plate; discard butter and return pans to high heat.
  • Add 1/2 cup stock or clam juice to each pan and bring to a boil.
  • Add half the tomato butter to each pan and heat until butter is nearly melted.
  • Add 3/4 cup of crab meat to each pan and cook until heated through.
  • To serve: Divide the crab meat and sauce evenly over the top of each piece of fish.
  • Serve immediately.