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Smoked snapper

by Christina Julia

Smoked snapper

Serves: 4-6 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


  • 450ml/3⁄4pt malt vinegar
  • 3 onions, sliced11⁄2 teaspoons pimento berries
  • 1.4kg/3lb red snapper juice of 2 limes
  • 4 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 140ml/5fl oz vegetable oil


  • In a large stainless-steel or other non-reactive saucepan, combine the
    vinegar, onions and pimento berries. Simmer until the onions are tender,
    then remove from the heat and allow to cool.
  • Sprinkle the snapper with the lime juice, and season with the salt
    and pepper.
  • Heat the oil to smoking point in a heavy frying pan, and fry the fish on
    both sides until crisp. Put the fish in a deep dish, and pour over the
    onion and vinegar mixture.
  • Chill overnight in the refrigerator before serving.

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