The Southern Silk Snapper is found along the coast of the Western Atlantic, from North Carolina to São Paulo, Brazil, but is most common around the Antilles and Bahamas. Silk Snapper Flesh is tender, lite and white. A delicious fish for baking, frying, and even poaching.
Fresh or Frozen: Fresh
Country of Origin: U.S.A.
Scientific Term: Lutjanus purpureus
Weight: 1 pound
Pedro told me about these southern snapper filets they rarely get up here and how tasty they are. He even told me how to sear them and then finish them under broiler with walnuts,
outstanding! Best fish I've had hands down and I eat over 100lbs per year.