Grilled Red Snapper Recipes Mediterranean

Be sure to read through for tips and watch the video below for this quick and simple baked red snapper recipe with bold Mediterranean flavors, fresh herbs, and bell peppers.

Combine the lemon pepper, garlic powder, thyme and cayenne; rub over fillets. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook fillets in 1 teaspoon oil over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove and keep warm.
  1. ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley.
  2. 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil.
  3. 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano.
  4. 1 lemon, zested and sliced.
  5. 3 cloves garlic, minced.
  6. 2 (1 pound) whole red snappers, cleaned and scaled.
  7. salt and ground black pepper to taste.

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Ripe olives add a Mediterranean touch to this herb-accented grilled fish recipe that’s perfect for a dinner for two!

Prep: 15min

Total: 2h30min

Serving Size: 1 Serving

Nutrition Facts: calories 240 , Carbohydrate 4 g, Cholesterol 90 mg, Fat 1 1/2 , Fiber 1 g, Protein 33 g, Saturated Fat 1 1/2 g, servingSize 1 Serving, Sodium 220 mg, Sugar 1 g, Trans Fat 0 g


  • 3/4 lb red snapper fillets, cut into 2 serving pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped ripe olives
  • 1/2 small zucchini, sliced (1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 small tomato, chopped (1/4 cup)


  1. In 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, place fish. In small bowl, mix oil, lemon juice, basil, rosemary and garlic; pour over fish. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours to marinate.
  2. Remove fish from marinade; set aside. Pour marinade into 1-quart saucepan. Add olives, zucchini and tomato to marinade. Cook over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is crisp-tender.
  3. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Carefully brush grill rack with canola oil. Place fish, skin sides down, on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. Spoon tomato olive mixture over snapper.

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