Cajun Yellowtail Snapper with Mango Avocado Chutney
The subtle flavor of the mango avocado chutney provides a nice balance to the heat of this delicious pan-seared Cajun snapper – and it’s all ready in under 30 minutes!
Spicy Cajun Seasoning Ingredients:
1 tsponion powder
½ - 1tspcayenne pepper
*adjust amount of cayenne pepper to reach desired level of heat
tspground black pepper
1large mangopeeled and diced
1largeavocadopeeled and diced
3tbspfresh cilantrofinely chopped
3tbspfresh lime juice
2tbspextra virgin olive oildivided
45 ozred or yellowtail snapper fillets
In a small bowl, combine the ingredients for the spicy Cajun seasoning. Stir to combine and set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the mango, avocado, red onion, jalapeño, garlic, and fresh cilantro. Add fresh lime juice and season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Stir to combine and set aside.
Sprinkle the Spicy Cajun Seasoning onto both sides of the snapper fillets. Rub gently to ensure the seasoning is evenly distributed and adheres well.
Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place the seasoned fillets into the hot skillet and cook until they are nicely browned and flake easily with a fork, approximately 3-5 minutes per side. Cook time will depend on the thickness of the fillets.
Remove from heat and serve immediately with some of the mango-avocado salsa on top. Enjoy!