Citrus Red Snapper Fillets Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 servings


  • 4 red snapper fillets, about 8 ounces each and and 3/4 inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon peanut oil
  • 1 cup sliced yellow bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions, including green tops
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • Lemon and lime slices, to garnish (optional)
How to cook Citrus Red Snapper Fillets:
  • On paper plate or sheet of waxed paper, combine flour, coriander, ginger and red pepper. Coat one side of each fish fillet with flour mixture; set aside.
  • In large nonstick skillet, heat oil; add fish fillets, floured side down. Cook over medium-high heat until browned on bottom.
  • With spatula, transfer fish to plate; set aside. Add yellow bell pepper, scallions, broth and orange, lemon and lime juice to skillet; stir to combine.
  • Return fish to skillet, browned side up; reduce heat to low. Cook, covered, 3-5 minutes, until fish flakes easily when tested with fork and vegetables are tender; with slotted spatula, transfer fish and vegetables to large platter.
  • Cook pan juices until reduced in volume to about 1/4 cup; pour over fish.
  • Garnish the Citrus Red Snapperwith lemon and lime slices, if desired.


The Citrus Red Snapper Fillets recipe is delicious, simple, and really easy to cook.

Nutritional Value Per Serving:

279 Calories, 5 g Total Fat, 1 g Saturated Fat, 84 mg Cholesterol, 150 mg Sodium, 7 g Total Carbohydrate, 1 g Dietary Fiber, 48 g Protein, 83 mg Calcium

This recipe for Citrus Red Snapper Fillets serves/makes: 4 servings

The Citrus Red Snapper Fillets recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Snapper (more Snapper recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)

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