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Blackened Red Snapper

Blackened Red Snapper with Lime Butter Sauce

Blackened Red Snapper with Lime Butter Sauce

Grillax Nation is hitting the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico for the bountiful red snapper for our favorite Blackened Red Snapper. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Style American, Cajun, Caribbean, Gulf Coast
Keywords: blackened, gulf coast, nola, seafood, snapper, spicy
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Calories 170 kcal

What's In It?

  • 2 large red snapper fillets
  • 1/2 c butter
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/8 tsp thyme
  • 1/8 tsp onion salt
  • 1/8 tsp oregano
  • 1/8 tsp white pepper

How to Make It

  1. Mix together paprika, cayenne, salt, garlic salt, onion salt, thyme, oregano, and pepper. Sprinkle over each side of the red snapper.

  2. Oil grill grate (or fish grate) and preheat grill to HIGH (about 400 degrees).

  3. Bring lime juice to a boil.

  4. Remove from heat and add butter. Mix well.

  5. Grill red snapper about 4 minutes per side.

  6. Remove fish from grill.

  7. Add cilantro to lime butter. Spoon about 1 1/2 tablespoons of butter mixture over each piece of fish and serve.

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Guru

Born in Mississippi, raised in Southeast Louisiana, I've been around good food my whole life. I’m enjoy sharing my love for the grill and the Grillax Lifestyle with my two boys.

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Born in Mississippi, raised in Southeast Louisiana, I've been around good food my whole life. I’m enjoy sharing my love for the grill and the Grillax Lifestyle with my two boys.

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