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garlic-lime marinated fried red snapper fingers

Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

A nice twist to ordinary fried fish fingers -- the garlic/lime marinade gives the fish a delicious flavor. Great for a light lunch. Serve with your favorite tartar sauce. *Cook time does not include marinating the fish fingers.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For garlic-lime marinated fried red snapper fingers

  • 1 lb
    red snapper filets
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    cracker meal
  • 1/2 c
  • dash nutmeg (optional)
  • salt and pepper, if desired

How To Make garlic-lime marinated fried red snapper fingers

  • 1
    Cut fish filets into thing strips. Mix together the garlic, lime juice, nutmeg and 1/2 tsp. of olive oil. Allow fish to marinate for at least 2 hours.
  • 2
    Beat the egg and water in a shallow bowl. Dip the filets in the beaten egg mixture and then coat with the flour. Did fish in the egg mixture again and coat with the cracker crumbs - make sure they are covered well.
  • 3
    Heat the oil in a saute pan and saute the fish quickly. Don't over-crowd the pan and turn down the heat if oil gets too hot - being careful not to burn the fish as the fish strips will cook very quickly.
  • 4
    Garnish the fish fingers with parsley and serve with lime slices and if preferred, tartar sauce.

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