Blackened Red SnapperAnother AWESOME recipe for Red Snapper.
• 4 fillets Red Snapper Fillets (6 to 8 ounces each)
• 2 tablespoons Unsalted Butter
• 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
• 1 Lemon (halved)
• Cajun Seasoning:
• 1 teaspoon Paprika
• 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
• 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
• 1 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
• 1 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
• 1 teaspoon Dried Thyme
• 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
• 1 tablespoon Kosher Salt
In a medium bowl add the paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne, black pepper, thyme, oregano and mix to combine. Coat fillets generously with seasoning mix. Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, and add 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon oil. Once butter has foamed, add snapper fillets (as many as fit comfortably,) skin side down, and cook until nearly opaque, about 5 minutes. Flip and cook another minute, then transfer to a platter. Wipe skillet clean and repeat with remaining fish. Squeeze lemon over the fish to serve.