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parmesan crusted grouper ala st. kitts

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Dan Hammond
Noblesville, IN

On a trip to St. Kitts, we were told about a small local restaurant named Rock Lobster and they had a parmesan crusted grouper dish to die for...well, the advice was spot-on and the meal was over the top! I have recreated this recipe and it is a total winner that will wow any palette.

(1 rating)
yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For parmesan crusted grouper ala st. kitts

  • 2
    grouper filets
  • 1 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 1 c
  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1
  • 1 pinch
  • 1 pinch
  • 1 pinch
    old bay seasoning
  • 1 c
    parmesan cheese shredded
  • 2 pkg
    creamed spinach
  • 8
    cherry tomatoes
  • 2 dash
    balsamic vinaigrette

How To Make parmesan crusted grouper ala st. kitts

  • creamed spinach with the cheeses and spices added
    Make your creamed spinach either through this link or use prepacked creamed spinach adding in the cheeses and spices in this recipe:
  • cheese and spices added to creamed spinach
    The addition of cheese and spices makes standard creamed spinach super yummy
  • shredded sharp cheddar, Velvetta, Monterey jack, dry mustard, pepper flakes and prepackaged creamed spinach
    Using prepacked cream spinach, the additions are quite easy: 4oz Velvetta, 4oz Monterey Jack, 4oz shredded sharp, 1 tablespoon dry mustard and 1 tablespoon pepper flakes. This will make twice the amount needed, allowing you to save the extra for a side dish for a later meal
  • Grouper filets seasoned with salt, pepper, old bay seasoning and dredged in egg, flour and panko breadcrumbs
    Salt, pepper and season grouper filets with Old Bay seasoning, coat in egg, flour, egg and then panko breading
  • Grouper filets with seasoning and spices
    While the creamed spinach is resting, pour olive oil in pan and heat to med high while also turning your oven on to 375
  • Grouper filets pan fried for 2 minutes, flipped and coated with shredded parmesan cheese
    Fry the grouper filets for 2 minutes on one side in an oven-capable pan. Flip in pan, and shred the parmesan over each filet
  • Grouper filets in oven for 8 minutes allowing shredded parmesan cheese to crust
    Place grouper filets in oven for 8 minutes
  • Garnish with sliced cherry tomatoes
    Remove filet pan from oven, plate the creamed spinach, lay the grouper filet on top and garnish with sliced cherry tomatoes with dabs of balsamic vinaigrette around the edge of the plate
  • Final product of parmesan crusted grouper over bed of creamed spinach with sliced cherry tomatoes and balsamic vinaigrette around plate edge
    Warm fresh bread is a winner alongside of this dish