This colorful fresh, green and totally delicious chimichurri sauce doubles as a marinade and an accompaniment to steak, chicken and red snapper. This is a fun twist to braised red snapper. This recipe of braised red snapper is super tasty, traditional and incredibly easy to make. Chimichurri is garlicky sauce from Argentina. It’s flavorful and healthy!
The longer you season the meat, the tastier the red snapper. When stored properly in the refrigerator, the marinated fresh red snapper should be cooked within two days, up to three at most.
2 red snappers
½ cup finely chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano
4 garlic cloves, crushed
½ cup finely diced
1 small red chili pepper
1 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup of oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Marinate the red snapper and refrigerate and is best if used within 24-48 hours.
Prepare the grill (medium-high heat).
Grill the fish until just cooked through, about 10 minutes per side (depending on thickness and size of fish)
or Preheat oven to 350°F. Bake the red snapper until cooked through, about 45 minutes.
It is a great idea to marinate the red snapper with the chimichurri the night before, or in the morning before you leave for work. Don’t know leave the marinated red snapper at room temperature for a long period of time. To cut down the clean use a re-sealable plastic bags, rather than in bowls or other containers. Also cover the marinated red snapper to avoid cross contamination. Never, use chimichurri marinade from raw red snapper as a sauce.