Baked Red Snapper with garlic
Jamaicans love a good snapper! Baked, roasted, grilled, fried, stewed, curried, any way, any style, snapper is consumed heavily all year round.
Fish and seafood, generally, are extremely benefical to our health. They provide key nutrients and minerals, including protein and vitamin D. Fish is also the world's best source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are incredibly important for your body and brain. Here is a quick, easy recipe that you can try the next time you feel for a good snapper.
n 2 Sea Best (r) snapper fillets, 6 to 8 ounces each
n 4 tablespoons butter
n 1 medium clove garlic, pressed or minced
n 3 or 4 drops Worcestershire sauce
n 1/2 teaspoon Creole or Cajun seasoning, or your own favourite seasoning blend, with salt
n 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
n 1 to 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
n 1 teaspoon snipped fresh or frozen chives, optional
n 3 to 4 tablespoons plain or seasoned bread crumbs
n 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese, optional
1. Preheat oven to 4008.
2. Spray baking dish with butter-flavour spray and place snapper fillets inside.
3. In a skillet, melt butter with garlic, Worcestershire sauce, Creole seasoning blend, pepper, parsley and chives (optional).
4. Cook on low for 2 minutes to blend flavours.
5. Brush both sides of fish fillets with the butter and herb mixture.
6. Toss bread crumbs in the remaining butter mixture and sprinkle over the fillets.
7. Bake for 12 minutes, until fish flakes easily and is no longer translucent
8. Top with Parmesan cheese before serving (optional).