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fried red snapper

a recipe by
Marie Lesane
North Carolina, NC

Red snapper fish is a tasty dish recipe. The best fish I have eaten. It has large bones in it.

serves 1
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For fried red snapper

  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt, divided
  • 1 tsp
    garlic pepper seasoning, divided
  • 1 tsp
    creole seasoning
  • 3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 lg
    red snapper, head cut off, split down the middle

How To Make fried red snapper

  • 1
    Rinse the fish in cold water, drain but do not dry.
  • 2
    In a bowl, put the flour in the bowl.
  • 3
    Season one side of the fish with 1/2 of the teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon of garlic pepper and 1/2 teaspoon of creole seasoning.
  • 4
    Lift the fish up and dry the plate off and flip to the other side.
  • 5
    On the other side, inside the cavity of the fish, sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of garlic pepper,and 1/2 teaspoon of creole seasoning.
  • 6
    Completely coat the fish in the flour on both sides.
  • 7
    Put stove on medium high heat, when oil is hot, add the fish.
  • 8
    Cook the fish on both sides for minutes or until the coating is crispy and the fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve immediately.