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Closeup grilled snapper with onions and herbs

Grilled Red Snapper

Fish is one of the speediest healthy dinner options around, and this Grilled Red Snapper recipe is no different, requiring minimal prep and just a few ingredients.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Caribbean, Haitian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 36 minutes
Total Time 51 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 97kcal


  • 2 Lbs. Whole Red Snapper
  • 1 Tbsp. Chili Powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Allspice
  • 1 Tbsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Parsley Flakes
  • 1 Tsp. Kosher Salt
  • 1 Tsp. Ground Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • ¼ Cup Rice Vinegar


  • Gather the ingredients and clean the fish properly.
    list of ingredients
  • Take the cleaned whole red snapper and make two slits on each side. Set aside.
    slicing fish on both sides on cutting board
  • In a medium bowl, add the Chili Powder, Allspice, Garlic Powder, Parsley Flakes, Kosher Salt, Ground Black Pepper, Olive Oil, and Rice Vinegar. Mix well to combine.
    seasoning in white bowl with whisk
  • Use a pastry brush to add the seasoning all over the fish, including inside the slits.
    applying seasoning to fish
  • Spray the grill with oil and grill the fish for 18 minutes per side, or until the temperature reaches 145° F.
    Serve warm and enjoy!
    fish, onion, and lemon on grill



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Serving: 4People | Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 345mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 4mg