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Old 05-13-2007, 08:39 AM   #1
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Question Red Snapper

Husband and neighbor went fishing again. Caught 4 a piece. DH got an 8 pounder! What would you do with them?

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Old 05-13-2007, 09:20 AM   #2
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The absolute best Red Snapper I ever ate was a whole fish(headless) filled with a wonderful seafood dressing/stuffing and baked. I do not have a the recipe but I am sure you could find one. So baked with some type dressing is an idea!

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Old 05-13-2007, 09:33 AM   #3
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JG, I'll have to look for it later, but I have an awesome stuffed red snapper recipe. I made it as a special entree for one of Buck's birthday parties. Everyone, espcially Buck, raved about it. Even if I do say so myself, it was wonderful.

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Old 05-13-2007, 09:37 AM   #4
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Bobby Flay of the Food Network ,puts them on the grill with a dry rub, that I would love to try.
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Old 05-14-2007, 01:58 AM   #5
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I've had Red Snapper slow hot smoked, grilled, broiled and baked (with and without stuffings) - whole and fillets. I've never had it pan fried or deep fried.
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Old 05-14-2007, 11:20 AM   #6
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I usually dredge mine in flour, dip it in egg, then coat it in flour seasoned with Cajun spices (either from a jar or home made), then throw it into a screaming hot cast iron frying pan for blackened red fish, I serve it up with red beans & rice, hushpuppies, and Cajun coleslaw (no mayonaise!). In fact, I believe I still have three or four red snapper fillets in my freezer, so I think maybe I will make that this week sometime, or on the week-end.
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Old 05-14-2007, 06:35 PM   #7
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All of these suggestions are great!

If youre like me and think outside the box, try this....

Tai. Red Snapper over Sushi Rice. Serve with Wasabi and Soy...

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omg JGDean, i'm so jealous. dad used to catch redfish (that's what we called it in south TX) when he went fishing, and i haven't had it in years. it's a wonderfully flavored fish, just a little sweet, not "fishy" at all. grilling would be a great idea to preserve that delicate flavor without overpowering it. Michael, it's *heavenly* fried (light batter, don't get the thick heavy beer-battering thing going on).
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