← Back to Search Results
pan-frying, sauteeing American
 Seared Snapper over Succotash

Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Seared white fish, such as snapper, has such delicate, subtle flavor that you have to pair it with something very mild. Hence this succotash. It’s flavorful, but it still lets the fish shine. I love the contrast of textures between the crispy fried fish and the creamy succotash laden with veggies.

Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

For the succotash:

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and diced
  • 1 cup frozen baby lima beans
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 1 cup light or heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh sage
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley

For the snapper:

  • 4 small red snapper fillets, with the skin on
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons smoked or sweet paprika
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Directions

Heat the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and red pepper and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the lima beans, corn, cream, salt, and pepper to taste. Bring to a simmer and cook about 7 minutes, until the beans and corn are tender and the mixture has thickened slightly. Stir in the sage and parsley before serving.

Score the skin of the fish with a sharp paring knife without cutting into the flesh. Season the flesh side with salt and pepper to taste and sprinkle lightly with the paprika.

Heat the oil over high heat in a skillet. Sear the flesh side until well browned, about 3 to 4 minutes. Then flip and sear till the skin is crisp, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve the fish over the succotash, skin-side up.


© 2006 David Lieberman
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information includes 1/8 teaspoon of added salt per serving, and is based on using 6 oz snapper fillets.

395kcal (20%)
65mg (7%)
30mg (49%)
281mcg RAE (9%)
590mg
80mg
25g
3g
4g
16g
155mg (52%)
682mg (28%)
13g (63%)
26g (41%)
2mg (12%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

fresh-from-the-market Fresh from the Market
by Laurent Tourondel
american-masala American Masala
by Suvir Saran
nigella-express Nigella Express
by Nigella Lawson
the-splendid-tables-how-to-eat-weekends The Splendid Table's How to...
by Sally Swift, Lynne Rosetto Kasper
lucindas-authentic-jamaican-kitchen Lucinda's Authentic Jamaica...
by Lucinda Scala Quinn
raos-cookbook Rao's Cookbook
by Frank Pellegrino
secrets-of-slow-cooking-creating-extraordinary-food-with-your-slow-cooker Secrets of Slow Cooking: Cr...
by Liana Krissoff
big-fat-cookies Big Fat Cookies
by Elinor Klivans
american-vegan-kitchen American Vegan Kitchen
by Tamasin Noyes
hot-sour-salty-sweet Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet
by Jeffrey Alford, Naomi Duguid
allergy-free-desserts Allergy-Free Desserts
by Elizabeth Gordon
antipasti-fabulous-appetizers-and-small-plates Antipasti: Fabulous Appetiz...
by Joyce Goldstein
gluten-free-and-vegan-holidays Gluten-Free and Vegan Holidays
by Jennifer Katzinger
rice Rice
by Bonnie Tandy Leblang, Joanne Lamb Hayes
a-new-way-to-cook A New Way to Cook
by Sally Schneider
how-to-be-a-domestic-goddess How to be a Domestic Goddess
by Nigella Lawson
mom-a-licious Mom-a-Licious
by Domenica Catelli
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?