Mutton Snapper with Basil-Lime Dressing
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Snapper is extra delicious with this flavorful dressing.
Recipe type: Seafood
Cuisine: Seafood
Serves: 2
  • 2 6-8 oz. Mutton Snapper (or any Snapper) fillets
  • 1 Tb. Redfish Magic seasoning
  • 1 Tb. coconut oil
  • Any lettuce, small pieces
  • Handful of celery leaves (if available)
  • ½ cucumber, sliced
  • 1 rib celery, sliced
  • 1 small tomato, chopped
  • 1 small Haas avocado, chopped (just before serving)
  • ¼ c. fresh lime juice
  • ¾ c. olive oil
  • ½ c. fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced (chiffonade)
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  1. Prepare the fillets by lightly dusting each side with the Redfish Magic.
  2. Combine the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together.
  3. Heat a grill on High. Place a heavy skillet on the grill to heat up.
  4. Once hot, add coconut oil to pan and place fillets into the pan.
  5. Allow the first side to get a good sear, approximately 2 minutes. Once brown, turn over and cook another 2+ minutes (the fish tends to be thick).
  6. Remove from the skillet and allow to sit on serving platter a few minutes.
  7. Combine the salad with the dressing; place onto serving plate and top with fish. Garnish with extra avocado slices.
Recipe by My Delicious Blog at