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Oven Baked Whole Red Snapper

Recipe for Foil wrapped Oven baked red snapper

Baked red snapper is the perfect dish to prepare in home oven or on the grill. This dish will bring juicy fish with savory flavor and sea essence. Enjoy with a slice of lemon
Course Main
Keyword foil wrapped, grill fish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Author Victoria


  • 1 whole red snapper
  • 1 Tbsp minced ginger
  • 1 stalk lemongrass
  • 2 Tbsp white wine
  • 2 stalks scallion
  • 2 lime leaves or handful of thyme
  • seasalt


  • Clean inside & out of the red snapper if not already done so. Carve some shallow line along the body
  • Mix 2 Tbsp of white wine with 1/2 Tbsp minced ginger. Soaked and dab this solution all over the outside of the fish.
  • After 5 minutes, light rinse and dry with a paper towel.
  • Rub sea salt all over the fish.
  • Chop lemongrass, thyme/lime leaves and scallion into 1-2 inches chunks. Mix these with remaining ginger.
  • Stuff the above seasoning herb into fish belly.
    Stuff the seasoning herb
  • Have a large enough piece of foil on flat surface, oil spray or spread evenly. Place the stuffed red snapper onto foil and wrap it with this foil.
  • Preheat oven to 400 F, and bake red snapper for about 25-30 minutes.
  • Serve hot with any sides