Onion Crusted Grouper with Roasted Corn and Peppers

With the opening of Atlantic Grouper Season May 1, here’s how to turn that catch into a delicious entrée.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups fresh corn kernels
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper, divided
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme, divided
  • 4 (6-ounce) grouper fillets
  • 1/2 cup french-fried onion rings, crushed

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Combine 1 tablespoon of the olive oil with red and green bell peppers, corn, onion and 1/2 teaspoon each of the salt, pepper, and thyme in a large ovenproof pan.
  3. Roast mixture in the oven until the corn and peppers start to brown, about 12 minutes, stirring twice.
  4. Coat fillets with remaining 1 tablespoon of oil and remaining 1/2 teaspoon of salt, pepper and thyme.
  5. Top with crushed onion rings.
  6. Remove roasting pan from oven; spread corn-and-pepper mixture to sides of the pan.
  7. Place fillets in middle of pan; return to oven and cook 10 minutes until fillets are opaque in the center.
  8. Serve fillets on a bed of roasted vegetables.

SOURCE: www.FreshFromFlorida.com

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