Baked Red Snapper Recipes

Simple baked red snapper recipes that are easy to make at home. Red snapper is a fish with firm, white flesh, and delicate flavor. You can use red snapper to substitute mild-flavored fish like cod or halibut.

Red snapper is also called rockfish, redfish, and striped bass. Your fishmonger can fillet your red snapper for you if needed, but the cooking method below works well even without perfectly cut fillets.

2 Ingredient Red Snapper Recipe

This baked red snapper recipe is simple but delicious. The key to this dish is cooking the fillets in a 400-degree Fahrenheit oven for 10-15 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fish.

Serve your baked red snapper immediately after cooling it slightly. It goes well with Greek or Caesar salad and rice.

Ingredients:

4 (5 ounces) skinless red snapper fillets

1 tablespoon butter, melted

1 tbs salt and pepper

How To Bake Red Snapper Fillet?

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

Rinse fish and pat dry with paper towels. Place the fish on a broiler pan or baking sheet lined with aluminum foil.

Brush each fish fillet with ½ tablespoon of melted butter evenly. Sprinkle each fish fillet with salt and pepper to taste.

Bake for 10-15 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fish until it flakes easily when tested with a fork. Cool slightly before serving.

Baked Red Snapper Recipes

Simple Baked Red Snapper Recipes

Patrick
Easy 2 ingredient red snapper baked
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 325 kcal

Equipment

  • oven

Ingredients
  

  • 4 skinlessred snapper fillets 5 ounces
  • 1 tbsp butter,melted
  • 1 tbsp salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat ovento 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Rinse fishand pat dry with paper towels. Place the fish on a broiler pan or baking sheetlined with aluminum foil.
  • Brush eachfish fillet with ½ tablespoon of melted butter evenly. Sprinkle each fishfillet with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bake for10-15 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fish until it flakes easilywhen tested with a fork. Cool slightly before serving.

Notes

If you buy your red snapper when it is already cut, the preparation time will be significantly less. 
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Tasty Baked Red Snapper Fillet Recipe

Ingredients

4 (about 6-ounce) fillets of red snapper

1/2 cup of butter

1/4 cup chopped onion

1 teaspoon lemon juice

2 tablespoons of your favorite fresh herb (such as basil or parsley),

1 tsp Freshly ground black pepper and salt to taste,

1 lemon wedges.

How To Bake Red Snapper Fish?

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the butter with onion and lemon juice and simmer until the onion is tender.

Remove from heat and stir in fresh herbs and season with pepper and salt to taste.

On a large tray, arrange fillets and stuff with the onion mixture. Top with lemon wedges and any remaining herb mixture.

Bake for about 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve hot with fresh tomato salsa. Serves 4 people.

Recipe Notes

You can adjust the cooking period depending on the thickness of your fillet. Also, serve your fillets immediately or soon after cooking to get the best flavor.

Baked Red Snapper Recipe

Baked Red Snapper Recipes

Patrick
Tasty baked red snapper fillet recipe
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Equipment

  • oven

Ingredients
  

  • 4 redsnapper fillets
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup choppedonion
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp fresh herb
  • 1 tbsp salt and pepper
  • 4 lemon wedges.

Instructions
 

  • Preheat ovento 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  • In a smallsaucepan over medium heat, combine the butter with onion and lemon juice and simmeruntil the onion is tender.
  • Remove fromheat and stir in fresh herbs and season with pepper and salt to taste.
  • On a largetray, arrange fillets and stuff with the onion mixture. Top with lemon wedgesand any remaining herb mixture.
  • Bake forabout 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until fish flakes easily when testedwith a fork. Serve hot with fresh tomato salsa.

Notes

You can adjust the cooking period depending on the thickness of your fillet. Also, serve your fillets immediately or soon after cooking to get the best flavor.
Keyword baked, fillet, red snapper

Conclusion

Red snapper is a great fish for baking recipes. It is easy to cook and has great flavor. I hope this baked red snapper recipe helps you cook some tasty fillet. Please share the post and also follow me on Fishbasics Pinterest for more fish recipes.   

Baked Red Snapper Fillet Recipes

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