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Fried Red Snapper Recipe

Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 10 10 mins Cook Time: 15 15 mins Total Time: 25 mins
Servings 2
  • 1 Whole Red Snapper (scaled and cleaned)
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Black Pepper
  • Salt (To Taste)
  • 1 Egg
  • Cooking oil (For Frying)
  1. Scale and clean the red snapper.

  2. Score the fish on both sides, creating shallow cuts to allow seasoning to penetrate.

  3. Whisk an egg to create an egg wash, acting as a binder for the seasoned flour.

  4. In a bowl, mix flour, garlic powder, black pepper, and salt.

  5. Brush the fish with the egg wash, ensuring it reaches the scores for flavor.

  6. Coat the fish evenly with the seasoned flour mixture.

  7. Heat cooking oil to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

  8. Carefully place the seasoned red snapper into the hot oil.

  9. Remove the fried red snapper and place it on a paper towel to absorb excess oil.

    Garnish as desired.

  10. Serve the red snapper hot and crispy for a delicious Fish Fry Friday experience.

    Enjoy the flaky and flavorful meat!