Cajun Red Snapper

A spicy red snapper dish. Prep Time: approx. 5 Minutes. Cook Time: approx. 15 Minutes. Ready in: approx. 20 Minutes. Makes 6 servings.

1    On a large piece of wax paper, mix together paprika,      cayenne pepper, black pepper, onion powder, thyme, basil,      garlic powder, and oregano.
2    In a small saucepan, over medium heat, melt butter or      margarine with oil. Brush both sides of the snapper filets with      the butter mixture, reserve the remaining butter mixture.      Coat both sides of the filets with the seasoning-mixture.
3    Heat a large cast-iron skillet over high heat until a      drop of water sizzles on it. Drizzle half of the remaining      butter-oil mixture on one side of fish fillets. Place fillets      butter side down in pan. Cook over a high heat until the fish      is deeply browned, about 5 minutes. Drizzle remaining      butter-mixture over the fish and flip the fish over. Cook until fish      is browned and flakes when tested with a fork, about 5      minutes more. Season to taste with salt.

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