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Home > Recipes > Yellow Tail Snapper Recipes > Cajun Yellowtail Snapper w/ Mango Avocado Chutney


Spicy Cajun Seasoning Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ - 1 tsp cayenne pepper


*adjust amount of cayenne pepper to reach desired level of heat

  • ¾ tsp dried thyme
  • ¾ tsp dried oregano
  • tsp sea salt
¾ tsp ground black pepper

Remaining Ingredients:

  • 1 large mango peeled and diced
  • 1 large avocado peeled and diced
  • 1/2 small red onion diced
  • 1/2 medium jalapeno pepper diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tbsp fresh cilantro finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 4 5 oz red 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!

    Recipe courtesy of Must Have Mom