Cooking red snapper. There are many ways to cook red snapper, but the most common ones are grilling, baking and pan-searing. No matter which method you choose to cook red snapper, we have cooking times and temperatures for you! Translation in French: vivaneau.
How do I cook red snapper?
- Preparing red snapper
- Cooking red snapper on a grill
- Cooking red snapper in an oven (baked)
- Cooking red snapper in a pan (pan-seared)
What to pair red snapper with?
Red snapper pairs well with grilled asparagus, zucchini, or grilled bell peppers, roasted potatoes or sweet potatoes, rice pilaf or quinoa, broccoli, spinach and corn on the cob!
Before cooking red snapper, you need to clean and prepare it properly. Remove the scales and gut the fish (or have your fishmonger do it for you). Rinse the fish thoroughly with cold water and pat it dry with a paper towel. You can leave the skin on or remove it, depending on your preference.
Cooking red snapper on a grill
Cooking red snapper on a grill. Grilling is a popular method for cooking red snapper. Here are the simple steps to cook red snapper on a BBQ or a grill:
1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
2. Brush the fish with olive oil and season it with salt and pepper.
3. Place the fish on the grill, skin-side down, and cook for 4-5 minutes per side, or until the flesh is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.
Cooking red snapper in an oven
Cooking red snapper in an oven. Baking is another great way to cook red snapper. Here’s how to do it:
1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
2. Season the fish with salt, pepper, and any other desired seasonings.
3. Place the fish on a greased baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the flesh is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.
Cooking red snapper in a pan
Cooking red snapper in a pan. Pan-searing is a quick and easy way to cook red snapper.
1. Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
2. Season the fish with salt and pepper and place it in the pan, skin-side down.
3. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side, or until the flesh is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.
Red snapper is commonly found in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. It has a red body and a white belly. Red snapper is a popular fish for cooking because of its firm texture and sweet flavor.