Steamed Red Snapper
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Total Time: 30 Minutes
There's nothing better than having friends and family sharing beautiful food. This delicious steamed snapper is a wonderful feast. Yum!
2 tablespoons canola oil,
+ more for brushing
4 garlic cloves, sliced
4 carrots, diagonal sliced
1 bunch of scallions,
cut into 3-inch lengths
18 okra, halved
1/2 Scotch bonnet or
seeded and minced
2 tomatoes, cut into eighths
Pinch of ground allspice
Salt & ground pepper
Six 7- ounce red snapper fillets
(about 1 1/2 inches thick),
skin lightly scored
Preheat the oven to 500.
Heat 2 tablespoons of canola oil.
Add garlic, carrots and cook over medium heat, stirring, for 3 minutes.
Add scallions, okra, Scotch bonnet and cook for 2 minutes, stir occasionally.
Add tomatoes and cook, stir, for 1 minute.
Stir in allspice, season with salt and pepper. Let cool slightly.
Make six 12-inch squares, aluminum foil shiny side down, and brush with oil.
Season snapper fillets with salt, pepper and place in the center of each piece of foil.
Spoon the vegetables over the fish.
Fold up the sides and seal each packet.
Arrange the packets on a baking sheet and bake at 500, for 18 minutes, until the fish is tender and the vegetables are cooked.
Transfer the packets to plates and serve. Enjoy!