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Potato-Crusted Snapper

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

You’ll reel in raves with this quick-fixing seafood supper that’s as pretty as a picture. The crispy potato-crusted fillets are so tender and tasty. “They’re great with steamed green beans and rice pilaf.” —Athena Russell, Florence, South Carolina
Potato-Crusted Snapper Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed potato flakes
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 4 red snapper fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


  1. Place eggs in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine potato flakes and thyme. Sprinkle fillets with salt and pepper. Dip in eggs and coat with potato mixture.
  2. In a large skillet, cook fillets in oil in batches over medium heat until fish flakes easily with a fork, 4-5 minutes on each side.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 368 calories, 17g fat (3g saturated fat), 126mg cholesterol, 424mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 37g protein.

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