Introducing the delicious Spicy Cajun Snapper with Mango-Avocado Salsa recipe! This meal is sure to tantalize your taste buds with its unique blend of flavors. Our recipe features succulent snapper that is marinated in spicy cajun spices. We then top it off with a delicious mango-avocado salsa that adds a zesty kick and hint of sweetness. Not only is this meal bursting with flavor but it is also healthy. The snapper is a great source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids while the salsa adds a serving of fresh fruit and fiber. Enjoy this snack in your lunch, dinner, or as a snack throughout the day. Enjoy the delicious taste and the health benefits that come with it! Get your Spicy Cajun Snapper with Mango-Avocado Salsa today and turn your ordinary meal into an extraordinary taste sensation!
Spicy Cajun Snapper with Mango-Avocado Salsa recipe
The subtle flavor of the mango-avocado salsa provides a nice balance to the heat of this delicious pan-seared Cajun snapper – and it’s all ready in under 30 minutes! With our Spicy Cajun Snapper with Mango-Avocado Salsa recipe, you can create a meal that packs a punch of flavor and zest! Made with flavorful, simple ingredients like snapper, cajun seasoning, diced mango, avocado, and lime juice, this full-flavored dish accommodates all dietary needs, making it perfect for your entire family. It also comes together in less than 30 minutes, perfect for busy mid-week meals when you don't have much time for cooking. With our recipe, you'll enjoy a delicious meal with minimal effort! Try making our Spicy Cajun Snapper with Mango-Avocado Salsa recipe for a tasty, quick, and healthy meal that your family will love!
- 1 T. paprika
- 1 t. garlic powder
- 1 t. onion powder
- ½ - 1t. cayenne pepper*
- ¾ t. dried thyme
- ¾ t. dried oregano
- 1½ t. sea salt
- ¾ t. ground black pepper
- *adjust amount of cayenne pepper to reach desired level of heat
- 1 large mango, peeled and diced
- 1 large avocado, peeled and diced
- ½ small red onion, diced
- ½ medium jalapeño pepper, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 3 T. fresh cilantro, finely chopped
- 3 T. fresh lime juice
- 2 T. extra virgin olive oil, divided
- 4 5-oz. red or yellowtail snapper fillets
Spicy Cajun Seasoning Ingredients:
In a small bowl, combine the ingredients for the spicy Cajun seasoning. Stir to combine and set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the mango, avocado, red onion, jalapeño, garlic, and fresh cilantro. Add fresh lime juice and season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Stir to combine and set aside.
Sprinkle the Spicy Cajun Seasoning onto both sides of the snapper fillets. Rub gently to ensure the seasoning is evenly distributed and adheres well.
Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place the seasoned fillets into the hot skillet and cook until they are nicely browned and flake easily with a fork, approximately 3-5 minutes per side. Cook time will depend on the thickness of the fillets.
- Remove from heat and
serve immediately with some of the mango-avocado salsa on top. Enjoy!
*adjust amount of cayenne pepper to reach desired level of heat