Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers Recipe
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Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers

Roasted Red Snapper with Bells Peppers, a delicious and tasty fresh fish recipe that takes less than 30 minutes to cook. Just enough time to get dinner on the table on time.

Roasted Fish recipes are easy to find on the world wide web. Cookbooks and cooking magazines also have tons of recipes to make or recreate. In other words, there’s no reason for anyone to say that they can’t cook fish because they don’t have a recipe. Just my opinion.

Although there are tons of recipes available, finding a winning recipe may not be that easy. I prefer fresh fish recipes prepared with basic fresh herbs and spices, the same way they are prepared in the Caribbean. I also like the Mediterranean fish recipes, also cooked with fresh herbs and spices as well as fresh vegetables.

Fish, in general, are easy to cook. Seasoning your fish the right way before cooking is not that easy. If using fresh herbs, for example, you may want to pay attention to their smell and taste. Not all herbs will go well with all fish or seafood.

Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers Recipe

Types of herbs to use for fish

Bay leaves, Basil, Parsley, Sage, Thyme, Chives, Dill, Marjoram, Lemon Balm, Mint, Rosemary, and Tarragon are the most common herbs for spicing up fish. These herbs can be used fresh or dried. They are also used to stuff a whole fish.

How about adding spices?

Spices such as salt and pepper, the most common and basicc spices, make their appearances in every seafood recipe. Usually when using fresh herbs, adding salt and pepper is a great combination when you don’t have a seasoning blend.

Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers Recipe
Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers Recipe

What type of fish is best for this recipe?

When roasting or baking, usually a firm fish is ideal. Halibut, snapper, cod, salmon, tuna, or mahi-mahi are just a few fish to bake or roast. The fish can be whole, fillet, or cut into large pieces.

Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers Recipe
Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers Recipe

How long does it take to bake fish in the oven?

Baking fish in the oven requires cooking time calculation. If you cover your fish in the first stages of cooking, it will most likely retain most of its moisture.

One important ingredient is olive oil. When baking, roasting, or grilling fish, olive oil is the best oil to use. It adds a fresh taste to seafood and is healthy for you.

How to cook red snapper

This recipe was inspired by the Mediterranean. I recreated the recipe by using Noubess condiments and spices and a few other ingredients. The recipe is easy to follow and make. The most important thing to do is to make sure that all ingredients are fresh.

Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers Recipe
Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers Recipe

Yellow bell peppers, red bell peppers, and green bell peppers add flavor and aroma to seafood recipes. And let’s not forget lemon juice. The one ingredient that binds everything together and is essential to all fish and seafood recipes.

You don’t have to use Red Snapper. Any thick fletch fish you like will do. For the sweet peppers, mini red peppers will work as well. You can also substitute shallots for red onions.

I used Noubess Fish & Seafood seasoning which is salt-free and makes it easy to control both flavor and sodium. I also use Noubess Hot and Spicy Pineapple to bring out the flavors of the snapper. Depending on the type of fish you will be using, you will need to adjust the seasoning. Denser fish requires more seasoning and salt.

Tips and Notes

  • Substitute fish fillets, red snapper fillets, salmon fillets or any white fish
  • Increase the seasoning if cooking more fish.
  • Increase the seasoning if cooking fish that are firmer and fat such as swordfish and salmon.
  • You may want to add more lemon if you want a lemony taste.
Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers Recipe

Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers Recipe

An inspired Mediterranean fish recipe that is fairly easy to make with an aromatic blend of herbs, Noubess condiments, and spices. It’s healthy, delicious, and ideal for weeknights dinners.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Course, Main Dishes
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4
Calories 485 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 405 degrees F. Prepare a baking pan or sheet.
  • Slice onions and bell peppers and set aside.
  • After cleaning/gutting the fish, place in a bowl. Use limes or lemons halves and rub them inside and out both, rinse and pat dry with towel paper. Alternatively, use vinegar and water to rinse fish and pat dry.
  • With a large knife, make 2 – 3 slits on each side of the fish. 
  • In a small bowl, mix oil, Noubess Hot and Spicy Pineapple with Herbs, salt, and lemon juice. Season the fish again inside and out with ¾ of the oil seasoning mix. Use the rest to season the veggies.
    Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers Recipe
  • Fill the slits and coat the gut cavity of each fish with Noubess Fish Seasoning.
    Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers Recipe
  • Stuff each gut cavity with the chopped parsley and thyme, and a couple of sliced peppers, and sliced onions.
  • Place the sliced and seasoned vegetables on the prepared pan. Place both fish on top of the vegetables. Drizzle everything generously with olive oil.
    Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers Recipe
  • Place the baking sheet on the lower rack of your 405 degrees F heated oven. Roast for 25 minutes until the fish flakes.
  • Transfer the fish to a serving platter along with the vegetables and serve with lemon wedges if preferred
  • Serve with rice, polenta, boiled or fried root vegetables or provision. 
    Roasted Red Snapper with Bell Peppers Recipe

Notes

The seasoning amount will vary depending on the size of the both fish. 
 

Nutrition

Calories: 485kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 93gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 167mgSodium: 293mgPotassium: 2108mgFiber: 2gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 3272IUVitamin C: 124mgCalcium: 157mgIron: 1mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

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