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Florida Grouper Sandwich with New Potato Salad

Posted June 13, 2014 in Grouper

Grouper Sandwich with New Potato Salad


Florida Grouper Sandwich
  • 8 (3-ounce) grouper fillets, sliced thin
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 8 small rolls
  • 1 small head romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 2 Florida tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced thin
  • 1 tablespoon oil for cooking
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • cayenne pepper to taste
  • sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • New Potato Salad
Florida New Potato Salad
  • 6 cups Florida new potatoes, quartered, cooked and cooled
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • ½ cup assorted color Florida bell peppers, diced
  • ½ cup red onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste


Florida Grouper Sandwich
  1. Preheat a large sauté pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Lightly season the grouper fillets with Cajun seasoning, salt and pepper.
  3. Put the cooking oil in the preheated pan and carefully add the seasoned fish fillets to the pan.
  4. Cook fillets for about 2 minutes on each side depending on thickness until golden brown and cooked throughout.
  5. Place fillets on cut, open rolls.
  6. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, paprika and cayenne.
  7. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  8. Assemble sliders using lemon mayo, lettuce, tomato and red onion.
  9. Use a bamboo skewer if needed to keep sliders standing.
  10. Serve with potato salad.
Florida New Potato Salad
  1. Combine all ingredients into a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  2. Stir ingredients to completely combine.
  3. Taste potato salad and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve cold.


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