Baked Red Snapper In Puff Pastry

Tess Geer


Even your fussiest fish eaters (like my husband) will love this dish! It's easy to adapt to other types of fish and works especially well with salmon. You can also make individual servings with smaller filets by cutting the pastry sheet into quarters.


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10 Min
20 Min


  • 1/2
    puff pastry sheet, thawed
  • 1
    large red snapper fillet
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    old bay seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped almonds
  • 1/2 c
    chopped tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese, shredded

How to Make Baked Red Snapper In Puff Pastry


  1. Preheat oven to 400. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with oil. Rinse Snapper Filet and pat dry. Remove skin with a sharp knife if necessary.
  2. Place 1/2 thawed puff pastry sheet on baking sheet and brush with melted butter. Lay Snapper Filet in center of pastry. Sprinkle filet with salt, lemon pepper, Old Bay seasoning & almonds.
  3. Bake fillet approximately 20 minutes until pastry is well puffed up and lightly browned. Time can vary with the size of the filet and the oven so keep an eye on it.
  4. While filet is cooking, mix chopped tomatoes and capers together in a small bowl.
  5. Remove from oven and immediately top with tomato caper mixture and then cheese. Carefully slide off onto a warmed plate and serve immediately.

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About Baked Red Snapper In Puff Pastry

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #salmon, #pastry, #puff

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