Baked Snapper with a zesty citrus and ginger marinade

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Baked Snapper with a zesty citrus and ginger marinade
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on June 12, 2024

This recipe elevates a simple snapper fillet into a gourmet dish with the perfect blend of zesty citrus and spicy ginger flavors. The dish is baked to perfection, resulting in a tender and juicy fish that will surely impress your family and guests.


  • 2 lbs snapper fillets
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lemon, sliced for garnish
  • Fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together orange juice, lemon juice, soy sauce, honey, ginger, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place the snapper fillets in a baking dish and pour the marinade over them. Make sure the fillets are evenly coated.
  4. Arrange lemon slices on top of the fillets and cover the dish with foil.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.

Interesting Facts

  • Snapper is a versatile fish that can be cooked in various ways, but baking it with citrus and ginger enhances its natural flavors.
  • The combination of orange juice, lemon juice, and honey adds a delightful sweetness to the dish.