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How To Cook Snapper

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How to Cook Snapper

Snapper is a popular, mild-tasting fish that is widely available in fish markets, supermarkets and restaurants. It is an easy and versatile fish to cook and is popular in many cultures. Whether you are an experienced cook or just starting out, this guide will help you learn how to cook snapper with confidence.


– 1-2 lbs of fresh snapper fillets, with the skin on
– 2 tablespoons of olive oil
– 2 cloves of garlic, minced
– 2 tablespoons of butter
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– Lemon wedges, for garnish


1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.

2. Rinse and pat dry the snapper fillets.

3. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

4. Add the garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes, until fragrant.

5. Add the snapper fillets to the skillet, skin-side down. Cook for 3-4 minutes, until the skin is golden and crispy.

6. Flip the fillets over and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.

7. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, until the fish is cooked through.

8. Remove the skillet from the oven and add the butter. Baste the fillets with the melted butter, spooning the sauce over the fish.

9. Serve the snapper fillets with a sprinkle of salt and pepper, and garnish with lemon wedges. Enjoy!

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