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Red snapper fillets

What are red snapper fillets? About the ingredient red snapper fillets. Including 96 recipes with red snapper fillets, nutrition data, and where to find it.


Red snapper are a prized food fish and are caught commercially , as well as recreationally. Commercially, they are caught on multi-hook gear with electric reels, as gill netting has been banned in the Gulf of Mexico, from which most of the commercial harvest comes.

Snapper constitute a major industry in the Gulf of Mexico , however recent changes in the quota system for commercial Snapper fishermen in the Gulf have made the fish less commercially viable. The red snapper is known as a very tasty fish.

Red snapper will eat almost anything, but prefer small fish and ** crustaceans ***.* They can be caught on live bait as well as cut bait, and will also take artificial lures, but with less vigor. They are commonly caught up to 10 lb (4.5 kg) and 20 inches (50 cm) in length, however there have been fish taken over 40 lb (18 kg).

red snapper fillet


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 fillet (170g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 217Calories from Fat 26
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.9g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.6g 3%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 79mg 27%
Sodium 96mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars ~
Protein 44.7g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 7% Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Red snapper fillets are usually found in the seafood section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Red snapper fillets are a member of the Finfish and Shellfish Products USDA nutritional food group.

How much do red snapper fillets weigh?

measure grams
1 fillet 170
3 oz 85

In Chinese:红鲷鱼片
British (UK) term: Red snapper fillets
en français:filets de vivaneau rouge
en español:filetes de pargo

Recipes using red snapper fillets

There are 89 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Baked Red Snapper
Paella with Shellfish and Lemon Aspen Fruits
Red Snapper in Creamy Bechamel Sauce
Snapper with Basil Cream Sauce
Spetsioteko Psari (Baked Red Snapper Fish Greek Style)

All 89 recipes


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