Grilled Snapper with Orange Almond Sauce

This Grilled Snapper with Orange Almond Sauce is a lovely recipe using fresh snapper.

Grilled Snapper with Orange Almond Sauce

This is a delicious recipe using fresh snapper, but you can also use fresh grouper in this recipe.  It’s simply grilled with a brush of olive oil and a sprinkle of salt and pepper.

Grilled Red Snapper

Really good fish is quite good when it’s simply grilled, but this recipe adds the most awesome buttery almond orange sauce to spoon on top.

Grilled Snapper with Orange Almond Sauce

Garnish it with a few orange segments to complete the dish.  It’s so delicious!

If you are interested in more fish recipes, you might also enjoy my Broiled Fish Tacos or this Baked TilapiaFish and Chips and Lemon Oregano Salmon are delicious fish recipes too!

Grilled Snapper with Orange Almond Sauce

Here's a great way to cook snapper!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword grilling, snapper
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 456 kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 8-ounce snapper or grouper filets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • orange sections, for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Rub fish fillets with oil. Sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper.

  2. Preheat grill to medium. Spray the grill grate with vegetable cooking spray. Place the fish on the grate, and grill, without grill lid, 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until fish flakes with a fork.

  3. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat; add the almonds, and sauté 5 minutes or until butter is brown. Remove from heat. Stir in the orange zest. Pour the sauce over the fish.

Recipe Notes

  • *Reduce how much sauce you pour over your fish for reduced fat/calories.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Snapper with Orange Almond Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 456 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 124mg 41%
Sodium 668mg 28%
Potassium 1009mg 29%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 48g 96%
Vitamin A 14.3%
Vitamin C 5.2%
Calcium 10.1%
Iron 4.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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