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Whole Grilled Red Snapper

Traeger Kitchen


Whole Grilled Red Snapper

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

40 Minutes

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Mesquite

Get hooked on amazing wood-fired flavor with Traeger’s grilled red snapper recipe. We’re searing this fish hot and fast with the unbeatable power of our new D2® drivetrain, then serving it up with micro greens, for a smokin’ seafood experience like no other.

Ingredients

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    Steps

    • 1

      In a medium bowl, combine melted butter and harissa.
    • 2

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 425°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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    • 3

      Coat the exterior of the fish with olive oil and season with salt and pepper on both sides.
    • 4

      Place fish directly on the grill grate, brush with the harissa-butter mixture and cook for 15 to 20 minutes.
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    • 5

      While the fish cooks, prepare the salad. In a small bowl, combine the lime juice, brown sugar, fish sauce, salt and pepper. While whisking, slowly stream in olive oil. In a medium bowl, combine the watercress, peppers, scallions, cilantro and mint. Wait to dress the salad until ready to serve.
    • 6

      Flip the fish and brush the other side with harissa-butter mixture. Close the lid and continue to cook 10 to 15 minutes more until the internal temperature registers 145℉.
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    • 7

      Carefully remove the fish from the grill and place on a serving platter.
    • 8

      Drizzle the dressing over the greens, season to taste with salt and pepper and mix to coat.
    • 9

      Pile the salad over the top of the fish and drizzle the fish with remaining dressing if desired. Enjoy!

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