Blackened Red Snapper

Photo: psfreeman

You will want to have your grill as hot as you can get it for this recipe. The idea is to get the seasonings to blacken before you flip the red snapper. Then serve it up with the lemon-butter sauce.

Yield: 4 servings
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  • 2 red snapper fillets, halved
  • 1/2 cup(s) butter
  • 2 tablespoon(s) lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon(s) parsley, minced
  • 1 teaspoon(s) paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) cayenne
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) onion salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) oregano
  • 1 dash(es) of black pepper


  1. Mix together paprika, cayenne, salt, garlic salt, onion salt, thyme, oregano, and pepper. Sprinkle over each side of the red snapper. Oil grill grate and preheat. Bring lemon juice to a boil. Remove from heat and add butter. Mix well. Grill red snapper until done. About 4 minutes per side. Remove fish from grill. Add parsley to lemon butter. Spoon about 1 1/2 tablespoons of butter mixture over each piece of fish and serve.
June 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by psfreeman and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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