Mexican Baked Red Snapper Recipe

Serves/Makes: 3 - 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound red snapper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1 bell pepper (red, green, or yellow), thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 1 teaspoon (or to taste) jalapeño or Serrano Chile, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • Sliced avocado and Cilantro sprigs for garnish
How to cook Mexican Baked Red Snapper:
  • Place red snapper fillets in shallow baking dish.
  • Sauté onion, bell pepper, and garlic in olive oil until vegetables are limp.
  • Add herbs, salt, pepper, tomatoes, and lemon juice.
  • Pour this mixture over fish and arrange lemon slices over top.
  • Cover tightly and bake at 325 degrees F for 25-30 minutes, just until fish turns opaque in center and begins to flake.
  • During last 5 minutes, check for doneness and add liquid if needed.
  • Continue to bake uncovered until fish is done.
  • Garnish with sliced avocado and cilantro sprigs.


This recipe for Mexican Baked Red Snapper serves/makes: 3 - 4

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

Main Ingredient: Snapper (more Snapper recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)
Cuisine: Mexican (more Mexican recipes)

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