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Cornmeal Crusted Pacific Snapper with Tequila Lime Sauce

Pacific Snapper gets coated in cornmeal for an extra crunchy bite then drizzled with a refreshing tequila lime sauce.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Seafood
Keyword: crunchy fish, simple sauces, strawberry season
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Pacific Snapper (or any rock fish)

  • 1.5 - 2 lbs pacific snapper
  • 2 cup cornmeal
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup flour
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp Zatarain's cajun seasoning or any spicy seasoning
  • Cooking oil to fill large fry pan

Tequila Lime Sauce:

  • ½ cup tequila
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp shallot minced
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp cilantro chopped
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp cream
  • 1 pinch sugar

Strawberry Jicama Salsa:

  • ½ cup jicama long diced
  • 1 cup strawberry sliced, then halved again
  • ¼ cup cilantro chopped
  • ½ jalapeno diced
  • ¼ red onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ lime juiced
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey