Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Snapper with Citrus Blue Crab

Posted April 17, 2013 in Entrees, Crab

Snapper with Citrus Blue Crab

Ingredients:

  • 4 (6-ounce) snapper fillets, skinless
  • 1 tablespoon shrimp boil or seafood seasoning
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup shallots, minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 ½ teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 8 ounces fresh blue crabmeat
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
  2. Season fillets and place in a greased oven proof dish and Set aside.
  3. In small saucepan, combine wine, shallots and lemon juice over medium-high heat; boil until mixture is reduced to 1/3 cup.
  4. Stir in cream slowly; simmer 5 minutes until thickened.
  5. Whisk in the butter 1 tablespoon at a time until melted.
  6. Stir in lemon peel, crab meat, salt and pepper and heat through.
  7. Top fillets with crabmeat mixture and bake 20 minutes until fillets are cooked through and opaque in center.
  8. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

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