This Mediterranean whole red snapper recipe is the easiest, healthier and tastier weeknight delight. Make and share this rice stuffed fish recipe from cook awesome as this whole fish recipe is the show-stopper.


SERVES          8

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 1 hour 10 minutes


You will need to cook about 150g rice to serve with this recipe.



Snapper Recipe | Rice stuffed Snapper Recipe

2 kg whole snapper


60g butter

2 garlic cloves, crushed

1 tbsp ground coriander

2 tsp mustard powder

2 tsp mild curry powder

1 tbsp ground cumin

2 tsp sweet paprika

2 cups cooked long grain rice

½ cup pistachios, toasted

2 tsp finely grated lemon rind

2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves, chopped


Preparation Method:

Snapper Recipe | Rice stuffed Snapper Recipe

Score fish three times on each side.

Fill hollow space of fish with seasoning; wrap in lightly oiled foil.

Place fish on the heated oiled barbecue; cook covered, Using indirect heat, for about 1 hour or until cook through.



Melt butter in medium frying pan; add garlic and onion, cook until onion becomes soft. Add spices; cook, stirring, until fragrant. Combine ready mixture, rice nuts, herbs and lemon rind in a large bowl.

Rice stuffed Snapper is ready. Enjoy!


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