16 servings (serving size: 4 ounces fish and 1/4 cup tomato mixture)

It may sound odd, but we found that a kitchen-size plastic garbage bag was the best container to marinate a fish this large. For more ideas, see our red snapper recipe collection.

How to Make It

Step 1

Score skin of fish in a diamond pattern. To prepare snapper marinade, combine 1 cup lime juice, water, orange juice, and 1 tablespoon salt in an extra-large plastic bag. Add fish; seal and marinate in refrigerator 20 minutes, turning bag once. Remove snapper from bag; discard marinade.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 425°.

Step 3

To prepare spice rub, combine green onions and the next 9 ingredients (green onions through garlic cloves) in a food processor or blender, and process until smooth. Spread spice rub evenly over both sides of fish. Place fish on a rack coated with cooking spray.

Step 4

Place tomato wedges, onion wedges, and wine in a shallow roasting pan, and place rack with fish over vegetables in pan. Cover with foil; bake at 425° for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake an additional 45 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Remove skin from top side of fish; discard skin. Remove tomato mixture from pan; serve with fish.

Ratings & Reviews

jjbee100's Review

May 01, 2012
I cooked a 3 lb fish and I used grouper,of course I used less ingredients, I did not have any parsley, substituted cilantro. It was so good. My husband loved it and I will make again.