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pan seared snapper recipe
Pan Seared Snapper Recipe with Romesco Sauce {GF, DF}
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins

This pan seared snapper recipe with romesco sauce is an 8 ingredient dinner that will be sure to blow your tastebuds away. Soft battered pan fried fish topped with a smoky and nutty roasted red pepper and almond sauce.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, dairy-free, gluten free, Healthy
Servings: 4
Calories: 324 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
  • 4 red snapper fish fillets or other white fish
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup gluten free panko breadcrumbs or gluten free flour with spices mixed in
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil for cooking the fish
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • For the Romesco Sauce:
  • 1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 small clove garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons tahini optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • for garnish : slivered basil toasted sliced almonds and thinly sliced roasted red peppers
  1. Season the fish with salt and pepper to taste. Dip the fish in the egg and then in the panko breadcrumbs.
  2. Heat pan over medium high heat and add oil. Add fish to the pan when hot and cook for a few minutes on each side until fish is cooked through.
  3. In a food processor combine almonds, roasted red peppers, red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt to taste and the optional tahini and smoked paprika. Blend until almost smooth.
  4. Serve fish topped with romesco sauce and garnished with slivered basil, toasted sliced almonds and thinly sliced roasted red peppers.
Nutrition Facts
Pan Seared Snapper Recipe with Romesco Sauce {GF, DF}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 104mg35%
Sodium 686mg30%
Potassium 442mg13%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 275IU6%
Vitamin C 8.2mg10%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.