Even among the many delicious table fish found in Key West, the grouper stands out as something truly special. The grouper is a lean, moist fish with a mild yet distinct flavor that doesn’t need much seasoning to emerge.
This dish serves four people and goes well with a garden salad, crusty French-style bread, and wild rice or risotto. Along with our sit down restaurant, walk-up market, and fresh fish delivery, this blog makes Eaton Street your one-stop shopping destination for the freshest, most delectable seafood you’ll find in Key West.
I like this because you know when you're eating fish it's hard to get enough lemon on there. DIRECTIONS In large skillet melt butter.
Add garlic salt and pepper Let this cook over medium heat for 1 minute, then add grouper or whatever fish you like. When fish is done, put on a plate and move to the side and keep it warm.
Let cook until green onions and mushrooms soak up lemon juice or until done. With all the flavor of lemon and thyme, this easy to prepare grouper tastes indulgent, while fitting into your healthy resolutions.
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The wine is nice and light, perfect for sipping as a treat while relaxing after a long day. Grouper is a mild and slightly sweet fish from the sea bass family that has a firm texture and white meat with large flakes when cooked.
We buy fresh fish when possible, since we find the flavor and quality to be better than frozen. It’s quite easy to pick a good filet of fresh fish.
The fresh fillets should be firm and translucent with no discoloration and only a mild odor. Broiling produces a similar effect to grilling (so recipes for grilled fish are easily converted for broiling), with a slight crispness to the edges and moist interior.
This recipe takes under 30 minutes and clean up is easy using aluminum foil packs. Finally, the chilly weather is on its way out, and we can enjoy the brighter, sunny days of summer.
I don’t know about you, but this past winter was cold, and I am ready for flip-flops, tank tops and shorts. Grouper is a firm white fish that is flaky and moist with a distinct mild flavor.
The fish is steamed in a foil pouch in its own juices and delivers great flavor. Grouper is an easy to make white fish that is mild in flavor and available just about anywhere.
I used an Italian seasoning, but any mix of dried oregano, basil, rosemary, garlic salt and parsley will do. If you are selecting grouper from a local fish market, near the shore, use the smell test.
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Sprinkle the Italian seasonings over the grouper and drizzle each fillet with olive oil and fresh lemon juice. Remove the foil packet from the grill and wait one minute before opening.
Currently, I am sitting on the couch in our condo while the baby naps and hopefully the clouds burn off. I’m ready to get back out and have some fun in the sun with my family today (with a little better sunscreen application than I did yesterday….ouch).
We made a trip to the seafood market earlier this week and stocked up on fresh grouper, oysters and prawns that looked more like a small animal than shrimp. Of course, I love to go out to dinner and get served a delicious meal with no clean up, but as you well know, there is only a small window of time that children allow parents to enjoy a seated meal before all chaos ensues.
So, we choose to stay in and cook more often than not, so that the aren’t ruining the peaceful dining experiences of everyone else around us. The biggest obstacle is the limited resources in a rental especially in the spice department.
Fresh herbs, lemon, garlic, white wine and spice or two will unarguably go a long way and work for all sorts of different fish and seafood. I picked up Old Bay with Lemon Herb Seasoning and it really is a great spice for fish and seafood.
1 pound fresh Grouper fillets, skin removed 2 teaspoons Old Bay with Lemon Herb Seasoning 1 lemon, half sliced thinly and half juiced and set aside 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons white wine 1/2 lemon juiced (from above) 2 tablespoons butter Fresh thyme leaves Remove from pan and serve with White Wine Butter Sauce.
Deg laze the pan with white wine and add butter, lemon juice and thyme. Thanks for reading and to keep in touch you can Subscribe to High Heels To Hot Wheels by Email and follow me on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.
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Add fish; cook until blackened on bottom, about 5 minutes. Turn fish; cook until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest portion registers 145°, about 5 minutes.
Add lemons, cut side down, to skillet; cook until lightly browned, about 4 minutes. This simple recipe for baked grouper is topped with buttery cracker crumbs, fresh citrus and cilantro.
Here we topped it with a medley of citrus zest, fresh cilantro, and buttery cracker crumbs, before baking. For this easy preparation, you could use just about any white fish that lends itself well to being baked and simply adjust the cooking time according to thickness.
1 lb grouper fillets (substitute cod, haddock, halibut) Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/3 cup finely crushed cracker crumbs (buttery variety e.g. Ritz, Club) Zest of 1/2 orange Zest of 1/2 lemon Zest of 1/2 lime 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped 3 tablespoons butter, melted Orange slices (optional) Arrange the fish fillets in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet that's been coated with nonstick spray.
Spread a crust of the crumb mixture over the fish fillets and pat down lightly with the back of a spoon. A lifelong foodie and experienced cook, she decided to use her graphic design and marketing background to launch a website where she could explore and share her passion for food.
4 tsp unsalted butter (softened) 1/2 lemon (juiced) 1/4 tsp salt (divided) 2 Tbsp fresh dill (coarsely chopped)fresh ground black pepper (to taste) 1 tsp olive oil 2 4 ounces grouper files Let the butter fully soften and then add the lemon juice, 1/8 teaspoon salt, the fresh dill, and the pepper. Place a large skillet over high heat.
Add the olive oil and when it is hot sprinkle the grouper files with the remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt and add them to the pan. Cook for another 3 to 4 minutes and serve topped with the lemon dill butter.
Serving size: 4 ounces fish with butter It works well on pan roasted chicken breasts, sautéed shrimp or even seared pork chops.
Fresh grouper should be moist and firm and spring back when you press it down with your finger. If you cannot find suitable fresh grouper, check the frozen section of your grocery store.
Once the fillets are cooked through, place on serving dish and brush with any remaining butter. Serve with additional lime wedges or pic ode Gallo if desired.
This recipe was originally published in November 2013 and updated August 2019 with new photos and additional information.