Snapper Piccata


Snapper Piccata

From: myrecipes
Prep Time: 5 Mins Cooking Time: 9 Mins Total Time: 14 Mins


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • 4 (6-ounce) snapper fillets (about 3/4 inch thick)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine 
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle fillets evenly with salt and pepper. Add fillets to pan, and cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until fillets flake easily when tested with a fork. Remove fillets from pan; keep warm.
  2. Add wine and juice to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes or until slightly thick, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Stir in capers and parsley. Spoon sauce evenly over fillets
  3. Serve with: Parsley-Buttered Pasta