Recipe By CookingWithShelia
Published Sep 27th
Prep 10m Cook 20m Additional - Ready In 30m
Servings 2 servings Calories 616.1

Red snapper is a mild and lean fish with a firm texture. The aromatics combined with the Cajun spices will have your taste buds dancing!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (2 pound) whole red snapper
  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning, or to taste
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1 slice orange
  • 1 slice lime
  • 1 slice lemon
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. 2 Clean red snapper inside and out under cold running water. Pat dry with paper towels.
  3. 3 Brush grapeseed oil all over the inside and outside of the fish, and sprinkle with Cajun seasoning on all sides. Insert garlic cloves, citrus slices, and thyme sprigs into the cavity of the fish. Set on a baking sheet.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 20 minutes, depending on size of the fish.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 616.1
  • Carbohydrate 10.5 g
  • Cholesterol 166.6 mg
  • Fat 20.3 g
  • Fiber 4.7 g
  • Protein 95.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 2.7 g
  • Sodium 442.4 mg
  • Sugar 0.8 g

Chef's Notes

You can also use fresh basil instead of thyme.
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