Key West-Style Baked Grouper


You'll enjoy a taste of Key West with this citrus flavored grouper that will make you feel like you are on a romantic, tropical beach.

close up view of a fillet of Key West-Style Baked Grouper garnished with a slice of lime, served with vegetables on a glass plate
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • ½ cup softened butter, plus more for baking dish

  • 4 (8 ounce) fillets grouper

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper, or to taste

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 2 teaspoons onion powder

  • ¼ cup key lime juice

  • ¼ cup fresh orange juice

  • 12 slices lime

  • 8 oranges


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly butter a 9x13-inch glass baking dish and set aside.

  2. Season the grouper fillets with salt, lemon pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder; place into prepared baking dish. Spread about 2 tablespoons of softened butter over the top of each fillet. Pour in the lime and orange juices, then cover each fillet with 3 slices of lime and 2 slices of orange.

  3. Bake in preheated oven until fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

454 Calories
26g Fat
11g Carbs
45g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 454
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 15g 76%
Cholesterol 144mg 48%
Sodium 1187mg 52%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 45g
Vitamin C 35mg 175%
Calcium 74mg 6%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 1002mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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