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Yellow Tail Snapper with Key West Pink Shrimp Francaise Sauce

After fishing for Yellow Tail Snapper in the waters off of Islamorada, Tim joins friends as he prepares delicious Yellow Tail Snapper with Key West Pink Shrimp Francaise Sauce.
  Butter 4 Tablespoon, divided
For yellow snapper
  Snapper fillets 5 (Yellow tail Snapper)
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , lightly beaten
For shrimp francaise sauce
  Shrimp 300 Gram, shelled, deveined
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Shallot 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  White wine 1 Tablespoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon, freshly squeezed
  Parsley leaves 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely
For serving
  Cooked basmati rice 4 Cup (64 tbs)

Yellow Tail Snapper
1. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a skillet on medium heat.
2. Take each snapper fillet. Dredge it in flour, dip it in egg and place it in the hot butter and let it cook till it turns golden brown on both the sides. Flip it once after one side turns brown.
3. Transfer it onto a serving dish.
Key West Pink Shrimp Francaise Sauce
4. In another pan, heat 2 more tablespoon of butter. Add garlic and shallot. Saute till they are translucent and garlic is fragrant.
5. Add the shrimps and continue to sauté for a few more minutes. Pour the white wine and season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.
6. Add lime juice and parsley, cook for a few more minutes or till the shrimps are done. Turn off the heat.

7. In the serving dish with yellow snapper fillets, pour the shrimp Francaise sauce and serve hot with rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Have you tried fishing and caught yourself a nice yellow tail snapper? Then here’s recipe that Tim shows what to do, a beautifully created dish with balanced flavors! See more on this video!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 579 Calories from Fat 138

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24%

Saturated Fat 7.7 g38.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 275.3 mg91.8%

Sodium 255 mg10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 41 g81%

Vitamin A 18.6% Vitamin C 13.3%

Calcium 10.4% Iron 30.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Yellow Tail Snapper With Key West Pink Shrimp Francaise Sauce Recipe Video