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Spiceology Salt Pepper Garlic Red Snapper Recipe

Salt Pepper Garlic Red Snapper

  • Author: Chef Tony Reed
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 2-4 servings 1x


  • 8 oz Red Snapper
  • 2 Garlic cloves, Sliced
  • 1015 Ginger Slices
  • Heavy pinch Green Onion, Bias Cut
  • 1 tbsp Shaoxing Wine (or Dry Sherry)
  • 2 tbsp Spicelogy Salt Pepper Garlic
  • 1 Egg White
  • 1/2 cup Cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup Potato Starch
  • 1 qt Vegetable Oil
  • Hoisin Garnish

Yum Yum Sauce:


  1. Slice your snapper into 2×2 inch pieces as best you can.
  2. In a small-medium mixing bowl mix together the wine, Spiceology Salt Pepper Garlic, and egg white.
  3. Toss your sliced snapper in the marinade until it’s evenly distributed over the snapper.
  4. Allow to marinade for up to 2 hours (minimum 30 minutes).
  5. In a large sauce pot, pour in your vegetable oil and heat to 375-400 degrees.
  6. Now that your snapper has been marinating, mix together the two starches in a small mixing bowl and add an additional 2 tablespoons of Salt Pepper Garlic, stir well.
  7. Coat the snapper in the starch mixture and place into the hot oil to fry.
  8. Fry until the fish starts to turn a golden brown color.
  9. While frying, place a sauté pan or wok on medium heat and sauté the garlic, ginger, green onion, with a splash of wine.
  10. Remove fish from frying oil and place in sauté pan with garlic, ginger and green onion.
  11. Toss and plate.
  12. Garnish with hoisin and Yum Yum Sauce (mix together all yum yum ingredients and garnish).