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Snapper

  • Recipe

    Acqua Pazza (Fish in Crazy Water)

    In this Italian dish, fish is gently poached in “crazy water” flavored with fennel, garlic, and tomato. Any firm, flaky white fish fillets will do.

  • Recipe

    Red Snapper Vera Cruz

    Serve this spicy dish alongside rice that’s topped with fresh chopped herbs and butter. Grapefruit segments and avocado wedges on Bibb lettuce and a simple lime dressing make a refreshing…

  • Recipe

    Braised Red Snapper Puttanesca

    Black sea bass makes a good substitute for snapper in this recipe. If you buy a whole fish, see how to fillet a whole fish. 

  • How-To

    How to fillet a whole fish

    Use a sharp knife and follow our step-by-step technique for perfect fillets

  • Recipe

    Salt-Seared Snapper with Melon, Mint & Watercress Salad

    Fish cooked with salt doesn’t taste salty, just well seasoned. The salt helps keep the fish moist and allows you to cook it without adding fat to the pan. Shrimp…

  • Recipe

    Sautéed Snapper with Broken Black-Olive Vinaigrette

    A nonstick skillet is perfect for sautéing fish fillets with no worries about sticking. A thin, angled slotted spatula with a slightly curved lip is very helpful for turning delicate fish.

  • How-To

    Grilling Guide

    Part of the thrill of grilling is learning to manage all the surprises that come your way. With so many variables— the heat of the fire, the way your food…

  • Recipe

    Whole Roasted Snapper with Tamarind

    For this Indonesian-inspired dish, I like a firm-textured fish such as red snapper, striped bass, or grouper. Although the fish is traditionally deep-fried, I simplify and lighten things a bit…

  • How-To

    How to Grill a Whole Fish

    For fish with irresistibly crisp skin and succulent, smoky flesh, keep the grill clean and the fire low

  • Recipe

    Soy-Glazed Snapper

    If you can’t find snapper, choose any other moderately firm textured, delicately flavored fish, such as rockfish, sea bass, striped bass, or grouper.

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