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red snapper
Red Snapper with a Lobster Cream Sauce
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins

This lobster cream sauce turns this red snapper into perfection on a plate.  When you can make restaurant style dishes this delicious in your own home, why go out?

Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 634 kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley
  • 12 ounce red snapper fillets or your favorite fish 2 filets
  • 4 ounces cooked lobster meat claw and body
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon old bay seasoning
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chopped Italian parsley for garnishing
  • 4 cups supergreens for under snapper Or greens of your choice
  1. preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  2. place the red snapper fillets in a baking dish and add a little water to the pan to help keep the fish from drying out
  3. season the snapper with sea salt and black pepper
  4. drizzle a little olive on the top of the fish (optional)
  5. bake fish for 15-20 minutes
  6. While fish is baking add heavy cream to a saute pan, add in old bay seasoning and reduce the cream on medium to low heat for about 5 minutes
  7. Add in lobster and continue to reduce for another 5 minutes, the sauce should be reduced by about 40-50 % turn off heat and allow to rest until fish is done.
  8. Saute greens in olive oil or water while the sauce is reducing, season with sea salt and black pepper as needed
  9. When snapper is cooked, plate the greens then the snapper and spoon over the lobster sauce and garnish with chopped parsley
  10. Serve with your favorite grain or potato
Nutrition Facts
Red Snapper with a Lobster Cream Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 634 Calories from Fat 423
% Daily Value*
Fat 47g72%
Saturated Fat 27g135%
Cholesterol 276mg92%
Sodium 408mg17%
Potassium 1333mg38%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Protein 40g80%
Vitamin A 15255IU305%
Vitamin C 163.4mg198%
Calcium 362mg36%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.