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How to make delicious meal with fish grouper (or a red snapper)?



It is very tasty and you can enjoy in easy, healthy and low-budget meal made of grouper, or a red snapper as some people call it. People sometimes avoid preparing fish because they think it is complicated. In the text that follow, you will  thfind out how to cook a grouper. It is very simple to prepare it, and of course much cheaper than to eat out in a restaurant.

Some facts about grouper

Grouper, or red snapper, is a fish that lives in the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It is quite ugly when you first see it, with a big head and lots of spines all over them. Some species, such as Queensland grouper, can grow up to 10 ft. and reach almost 1000 lbs.

The red grouper

The red grouper is the most common one when it comes to preparing meals at home. It belongs to a group of quality fish, with white meat and mild flavor. They are not grown in fish farms, but they are caught by fishermen. When you prepare this fish, you will be sure that it is not only easy, healthy and  a low-budget meal, but also a low-calorie one, with only 26 calories /1 ounce.

3 tips for preparing grouper:

You can purchase it in a supermarket or in a farmers’ market, in the fish section. There are fish markets in many towns, so you should explore your town because the best quality fish can be found there.

Look out for discounts and store it in your freezer at home. That way you do not have to go to a fish market more than necessary, and you can prepare your meal any time.

It is the easiest to buy frozen fish, because it has already been cleaned. However, you have to peel the red skin off the grouper yourself, and to wash it thoroughly before the preparation.

How to cook grouper-Grouper from the oven

In the following recipe, I put all the ingredients for one person. You will learn very easz how to cook a grouper. Multiply the ingredients according to your needs.


Grouper, cleaned and dried

1 pinch Salt

Lemon juice (¼of a lemon)

Parsley (a pinch)

Garlic 1 clove

Olive oil (3 tbsp.)

1 Onion


Mix one tbsp. olive oil, lemon juice, salt, parsley and garlic and make a dressing.

Take one tbsp. of the dressing and gently put all over the fish.

Slice one onion and put it on the bottom of an oiled casserole.

Put spiced fish on the top.

Cut a slice of lemon and put it on the side.

Preheat the oven to 430◦F.

Put the casserole in the oven and bake it about 20-25 minutes.

Serve with a simple potato salad. if you want to find an interesting recipe for potato salad, click here

grouper from the oven

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