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5 from 13 votes

Red Snapper with a Lobster Cream Sauce

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?
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lobster cream sauce, Red Snapper
Servings: 2
Calories: 634kcal
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
  • ½ 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


  • preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  • 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
  • season the snapper with sea salt and black pepper
  • drizzle a little olive on the top of the fish (optional)
  • bake fish for 15-20 minutes
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Saute greens in olive oil or water while the sauce is reducing, season with sea salt and black pepper as needed
  • When snapper is cooked, plate the greens then the snapper and spoon over the lobster sauce and garnish with chopped parsley
  • Serve with your favorite grain or potato


Calories: 634kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 27g | Cholesterol: 276mg | Sodium: 408mg | Potassium: 1333mg | Vitamin A: 15255IU | Vitamin C: 163.4mg | Calcium: 362mg | Iron: 2.5mg