Florida Red Snapper

Recipe posted in: Lunch/Dinner
Florida red snapper

Red Snapper is one of south Florida’s most popular fish. And once you try this delicious Florida Red Snapper dish, we’re pretty sure it will be one of the most popular recipes in your house as well.

Featuring vibrant veggies, pine nuts and almonds, this red snapper meal is as satisfying as it is simple to make.


Phase: Weight Loss Phase, Weight Maintenance Phase

Servings: 4

Nutrition Information

  • 1 Healthy Fat
  • 2 Protein
  • 1 Vegetables


  • 2 pounds red snapper or any sea bass, cleaned
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 scallion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped almonds, toasted
  • 3 thin tomato slices
  • 3 thin onion slices
  • 3 thin lime slices
  • Salt and pepper
  • Juice of 1/4 lime


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F
  2. Rub the fish lightly with 1 tablespoon of the oil and sprinkle the inside and outside with the salt and black pepper.
  3. Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a small saucepan. Add the chopped onion, celery, bell pepper, and scallion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes, or until the onion is wilted. Stir in the pine nuts, parsley, and almonds. Stuff the fish with the mixture and tie with kitchen string. Spray a piece of foil with cooking spray.
  4. Place the fish on the foil and cover with alternating overlapping slices of tomato, onion, and lime. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper and drizzle with the lime juice.
  5. Bring up the edges of the foil and seal.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily.