Fried Snapper Sandwich Recipe

This classic sandwich is a classic treat on the streets of Miami. While it’s eaten with the tails on, this kid-friendly recipe removes the tails for a meal your whole family will love.

Fried Snapper Sandwich Recipe

How To Make Fried Snapper Sandwich

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 25 mins


  • 2 lbs snapper, tails removed
  • seafood seasoning
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup cornmeal
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • vegetable oil
  • Hamburger buns
  • mayonnaise
  • lettuce
  • 1 red onion, thinly cut
  • American cheese


  1. Heat oven to 375°F and fill a Dutch oven halfway with vegetable oil.
  2. Cut fish into strips or a burger like shape, sprinkle with seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  3. Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, remaining 1 tsp. seasoning, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/2 tsp. pepper; stir well.
  4. Add the egg, stirring until thoroughly blended and smooth.
  5. Dip fish strips into batter, coating both sides well.
  6. Shake off excess.
  7. Fry fish, in batches, 2 minutes on each side or until golden, then drain.
  8. When done, add all ingredients on bun and enjoy!


  • Sugar: 2g
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  • Calcium: 230mg
  • Calories: 523kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 58g
  • Cholesterol: 130mg
  • Fat: 5g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Potassium: 1102mg
  • Protein: 56g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 409mg
  • Vitamin A: 308IU
  • Vitamin C: 6mg
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