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Red Snapper with Lemon & Sesame Dressing Serves 2

  • Ingredients:

  • 2 225-340g (8-12oz) red snapper, defrosted, scaled and cleaned
  • sea salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 2 15ml spoon (2 tbsp) lemon juice
  • 2 15ml spoon (2 tbsp) sesame oil
  • 1 15ml spoon (1 tbsp) clear honey
  • 1 medium courgette, finely shredded
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1 15ml spoon (1 tbsp) sesame seeds


  1. Make 3 diagonal cuts on one side of the fish (the head can be removed if desired).
  2. Cut two large squares of foil and lay the fish on each square.  Season with salt and pepper and a few drops of lemon juice.
  3. Seal the foil to make a parcel.
  4. Place the parcels in a steamer and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Place the remaining ingredients except the sesame seeds in a pan and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Remove the fish from the foil and transfer to a serving dish.  Pour cooking juices into dressing.
  7. Pour dressing over the fish and garnish with sesame seeds before serving.

Recipe kindly donated by The Seafish Industry