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Pepper-Rubbed Red Snapper Recipe

Pepper-Rubbed Red Snapper Recipe

"I found the recipe for Pepper-Rubbed Red Snapper several years ago while living in Corpus Christie.It's often requested when guests visit and sure comes in handy when the boys come home with a great catch."—Windy Byrd, Sweeny, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 red snapper fillets (8 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Dip fillets in butter, then rub with spice mixture.
  • 2. In a large nonstick skillet, cook fillets over medium-high heat for 2-4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.