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  • 3 star values: 12
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 4

This blackened snapper recipe is spicy and delicious! Red snapper fillets are coated with a mixture of ground peppers and herbs, then cooked at high heat until the coating blackens.



Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Mix paprika, salt, onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, white pepper, black pepper, thyme, and oregano together in a small bowl.

  • Heat a large cast iron skillet over high heat until extremely hot, about 10 minutes.

  • Dip fish fillets into melted butter and sprinkle each fillet generously with seasoning mixture.

  • Place fish fillets in the hot skillet and pour 1 tablespoon of butter over each fillet. Cook until coating on the underside of fillet turns black, 3 to 5 minutes. Turn fillets over and pour another tablespoon of butter over each fillet; cook for 2 minutes, or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

Nutrition Facts

806 calories; protein 36.4g; carbohydrates 5.9g; fat 72g; cholesterol 244.7mg; sodium 2312.2mg. Full Nutrition