The Florida Nutty Snapper Fishsticks recipe easy to cook and so good! Crunchy Macadamia nuts form a delicious topping for these delicate snapper fillets in this island-inspired dish. You can substitute fillets of any other delicate white-fleshed fish. The absolute key to success is to use the best-quality, freshest fish you can find.
*The yellowtail snapper
, Ocyurus chrysurus, is an abundant species of snapper found along the North American coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Although they have been found as far north as Massachusetts, their normal range is along Florida down through the West Indies and Brazil. Their color and beauty make them the most popular fish among seafood consumers.
**The mutton snapper
is a fish of the Lutjanidae family. Largely a Caribbean species, they can be found from North Carolina to South America. In the Florida keys they may be encountered in shallow water, over coralline bottom. It is tinted red in color with backs tan or green, with a prominent dot on their tails. Mutton snapper
is considered by most as excellent table fare. Like most of most of the snapper family, the meat is white, flaky and light; and is excellent prepared in a variety of ways.
This recipe for Florida Nutty Snapper Fishsticks serves/makes: 6 - 8 servings