10+ Red Snapper Recipes to Make at Home
Snapper Escabeche with Marinated Peppers
Flaky, fresh snapper stands up to the bright, acidic bite of vinegar-pickled peppers. Brighten up any fish dish with these peppers; snapper is just our favorite options.
Snapper with Corn-Okra Relish
Cake Pan Greek Snapper Dinner
This healthy, flavor-packed dinner is one you’ll come back to again and again. It’s quick and easy to prep, packed with nutritious components, vibrantly flavored, and since your entire meal is prepped in one 9x13-inch pan, clean-up is an absolute breeze. If you’d rather, you can substitute similarly sized tilapia or flounder fillets for the snapper.
Red Snapper with Chunky Tomato-Watermelon Salsa
The salsa combines sweetness from watermelon; acid from tomatoes and lime; a bit of heat from the chile; and a pop of herbal freshness from cilantro and mint. It pairs particularly well with red snapper and would be lovely with most any mild white fish.
Whole Roasted Red Snapper with Potatoes and Onions
While cooking a whole fish definitely seems intimidating, this is the recipe to show you just how easy it really is. But don’t worry, no one has to know—because it’s gonna look ridiculously impressive when served, no matter what.
Sautéed Snapper with Curried Greens
The greens become wonderfully silky and aromatic once stirred into a fragrant broth of coconut milk, curry powder, garlic, and fresh ginger. Since the greens are already cooked, they only need to be warmed through in the sauce. If you haven't made a batch of greens, stir in fresh spinach until wilted. Top with any mild, firm white fish, chicken, or shrimp.
Cha Ca Style Snapper
This beautifully bright fish recipes is perfect for beachy summer days. This vibrant Vietnamese standout features dill and yogurt-marinated red snapper nestled over nuoc mam-clad rice noodles.
Snapper on the Half Shell
In this popular Southern coast technique, the scales are left on to prevent sticking and preserve moisture in the fish while capturing the blazing heat and flavor of live fire.
Ceviche, marinated raw fish or seafood served as an appetizer, is a always an impressive dish. This fresh and delicious snapper ceviche from Coastal Living is best served with beer and tortilla chips.
Snapper Fra Diavolo
A Fresno chile gives the devilish sauce its heat. the impressive fish recipe is a labor of love, but trust us: This delicious snapper is worth it.
Snapper with Zucchini and Tomato
Lemon juice and rind brighten this 15-minute, warm-weather fish dinner for two.
Baked Snapper with Chipotle Butter
Chipotle peppers add a smoky, spicy note to the butter topping. For a cooling side salad, toss diced cucumbers and tomatoes with reduced-fat sour cream.
Whole Roasted Chinese Red Snapper
Rice and sautéed broccoli or bok choy would be perfect accompaniments to this flavorful recipe. If desired, sprinkle sliced scallions and cilantro leaves over the fish and serve with remaining soy sauce mixture and lime wedges.