This post brought to you by Fresh From Florida. All opinions are 100% mine.
I know I’ve mentioned it before, but our family is lucky enough to reside in the great Sunshine State! And while the humidity and my hair don’t get along, I really cannot complain about gorgeous Fall weather, the smell of orange blossoms in bloom, beautiful beaches at every turn and unbelievable Florida seafood! With the holidays around the corner and lots of pot lucks and parties on our calendar, I’ll take every opportunity to prepare a light, healthy meal for our family. So this weekend, I headed to my local grocery store to pick up some Fresh from Florida grouper fillets for a delicious dinner:
Key Lime Butter Grilled Grouper
Florida Grouper is available year round and caught right off of our coastlines … it doesn’t get any fresher than that! Our fishmonger gave me lots of great tips and assured me that grouper was easy to prepare. (And mentioned that it pairs well with white wine – nice!) Since the grouper fillets are not as delicate as some other types of fish, it will stand up to grilling, frying, steaming and baking. And don’t worry, you don’t have to lug that grill out in the snow – my Key lime butter grilled grouper is cooked on a stove top grill pan!
Just look at those grill marks! I was able to get a nice crispy sear thanks to that Key lime butter and my grill pan, but the inside of the grouper was perfectly cooked and light and flaky. One last squeeze of lime and a sprinkle of sea salt and our Fresh from Florida dinner was served!
The easy avocado and tomato salad was the perfect side for our grouper. Just cut up three Roma tomatoes (I like Roma because they aren’t quite so juicy and full of seeds) and one ripe avocado in a bowl. Squeeze on the juice of 2 or 3 Key limes, drizzle on a little olive oil and add a dash of salt & pepper to taste.
So, tell me … what is your favorite way to cook grouper?
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