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BBQ Broiled Red Snapper

Rated as 4.47 out of 5 Stars
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"If you don't cook fish often, or don't like fish, this broiled red snapper recipe may be just what the doctor ordered. Normally we don't want to cover up the delicate flavors of the seafood, but in this case, we have no choice. It's not like you can't tell you're eating fish, but close enough."
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Ingredients

17 m servings 312
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly coat with cooking spray.
  2. Combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, and barbeque sauce in a bowl.
  3. Place red snapper fillets on the prepared baking sheet and season with salt. Spread the mayonnaise mixture over the top of each fillet and sprinkle with cayenne pepper.
  4. Cook under the preheated broil until top is browned and bubbling and fish flakes easily with a fork, rotating the baking sheet if necessary, about 7 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 312 calories; 13.8 4 40.8 78 331 Full nutrition

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I used this recipe on a combo of white trout & speckled trout that we caught off of our dock. It was delicious! Our son who does not like fish said that since we will eat fish again he would lik...

Most helpful critical review

Basically mixed the mayo with salsa and it was a good toping with broccoli on the side. However the recipe said to cook 7 min, I cooked 9 and it really needed 11-12 min. The fish was undercook...

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I used this recipe on a combo of white trout & speckled trout that we caught off of our dock. It was delicious! Our son who does not like fish said that since we will eat fish again he would lik...

I used fresh red snapper and made the recipe exactly the way it is written. My husband and I loved it! I will definitely make this again.

This was pretty good, I would have liked stronger flavors, perhaps garlic?

This was the best snapper recipe I have tried. Very moist. Really flavorful. This was a hit in our house in would make this again.

Delicious and super easy. I followed another reviewers idea and added paprika instead of cayenne, but I also sprinkled some red pepper flakes on top.

This was both easy and excellent. I used Jack Daniels hickory bbq sauce and mayonnaise made with olive oil, and served with a nice of orange bell pepper and couscous. The sauce is creamy, citrus...

This was easy to prepare and delicious. I did not turn the pan and it cooked just fine.

I followed the recipe exactly and would not change anything. My husband and I both thought it was delicious. I will definitely make this again!

The only change I made was to eliminate the cayenne pepper. Instead I dusted the fish lightly with a Penzy Barbeque powder. Will definitely make this again.