Red Snapper Lutjanus sanguine

Delicious, pale pink, flaky flesh with a strong, sweet taste.

Appearance

A round, warmwater fish with red skin and red eyes.

Size

Range from 500g-1kg

Source

Various

Seasonality

All year round; best availability March-September

Oil Content

Medium

Price Guide

High

Portion Size

Whole; fillets; suprêmes from fish over 3kg

Alternatives

Other varieties fo snapper, red mullet

How To Cook

Ideal pan-fried, baked, grilled or barbequed (whole). This fish lends itself to strong, exotic flavours such a ginger, coconut, chilli and coriander.



Fish Fact

The name snapper derives from its large, animal-like teeth.

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