Friday, March 23, 2012

Snapping Up Red Snapper

If you're looking for a tasty fish dish either for Lent or just for a diet consider red snapper.This is a tasty and versatile fish that can be served a variety of ways. It's considered the premium of fish and after one taste you'll see why.

Red snapper is usually found in the Gulf of Mexico and figures in Caribbean cooking as well as Latin American where it;''s called parga.However they have also been found as north as the Massachusetts coastline.Red snapper gets its' name from its' color alight red however the fish's back is a darker shade than the body. Dieters love it because one grilled fillet is only 250 to 275 calories.It's one of the most flavorful fishes and is delicious prepared any way.It's also an easy fish for novices to make

Most people like to grill red snapper. It is just great with olive oil and a squeeze of lemon or lime. However it is also good with tomato sauce  over pasta. Fillets can also be pan seared or roasted as well.Blackened red snapper is an alternative where the fish is coated with herbs and black pepper and flavored with thyme, along with onion and garlic powder. This is the perfect dinner with dirty rice  and home made cheddar biscuits. The fish can also be made into a tasty stew with onions,okra and fresh tomatoes

Red snapper is a wonderful fish for a meal. Choose to have it either grilled with a squeeze of lemon or over pasta. Its a versatile meat that  can be easily made. It's also one of the tastiest too.

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