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How To Cook Red Grouper
Photo by #BullbusterAmbassador Big Bully Outdoors of some nice grouper caught on Bullbuster Braid!

Red Grouper are plentiful on shallow reefs on both the Atlantic as well as Gulf Coasts. They are also good eating. We put this article together as a part of an article series to help you spend more time fishing as well as to enjoy your catch with your family and friends. We hope you enjoy it!

How To Fillet A Red Grouper:

** If you already know how to fillet your fish SCROLL DOWN FOR THE RECIPES **

As always "DearMeatForDinner" puts together a great production on how to fillet a fish. Check out this video he posted on how to fillet your red grouper. One of the key things to take not of is how he removes the groupers cheeks.  Grouper cheeks can be the best meat on the fish, so you definitely do not want to miss out on this meat.  

* Check out his tips on how to keep your fish still on the fillet table. 

* Also remember the sharper your knife the easier it is going to be fillet your fish.

How To Make Red Grouper Cheeks

In the video above "DearMeatForDinner" cut out the cheeks of the grouper. This is one of the best meats inside of a grouper, so we decided to share this recipe with you first.  The recipe starts at 2:10!

How To Cook Red Grouper With A Skillet:

Red Grouper With A Parmesan Crust

This video posted by  "cookingguide" shows you how to make Red Grouper W/ A Parmesan Crust.  Take a look at the ingredients below. 


  • Butter
  • Chives
  • Italian Parsley
  • Roasted Garlic Cloves
  • Panco Bread Crumbs
  • Lemon
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Sea Salt 
  • Black Pepper

How To Bake Your Red Grouper:

When baking your red grouper, the less ingredients you use the better.  Since red grouper is a smaller grouper, it has some excellent white meat.  We hope you enjoy this recipe posted by the "Healthy Recipe Channel".  


  • Old Bay Seasoning
  • Olive Oil 
  • Lime 
  • Parsley

(You may want some salt and pepper, although it isn't used in this recipe)

How To Make Oven Roasted Red Grouper

This video posted by "cookingguide" shows you how to make some gourmet oven roasted Red Grouper. 


  • Two Fillets Of Grouper
  • Salt 
  • Pepper
  • Garlic
  • Thyme
  • Lemon 
  • Butter
  • Arugala 

How To Make Thai Style Red Grouper:

This is a great recipe posted by "LearnToCook".  They were kind enough to provide some great instructions and a great ingredient list.  Which we will include underneath the video:

8 oz portion of grouper fillet
1 tsp.sea salt
¼ pepper
1 tsp minced fresh ginger
1 clove garlic minced
½ scallion cut on a bias
½ tsp Thai red curry paste mixed with
1-2 Tbsp. coconut milk
1-2 leaves Thai or regular basil
1 tsp Tamarind paste (optional)

Preheat oven to 375o F
1. Cut a piece of foil into 15 by 24-inch sheet. Fold in 1/2 and lay on a baking/cookie sheet. Cut into tear drop shape to make a heart, and then open to shape a heart as you see in the demo. Fold heart in half and then re-open.
2. Brush foil with coconut oil (or butter). Place stick-cut carrot and celery on bottom half of foil. Lay fish on top.
3. Salt and pepper fillet. Squeeze juice from ½ lime over all. Place basil leaves on top. Pour 1 T coconut milk/curry paste mixture over fish and add minced ginger and garlic.
4. Fold over edges of foil to from package, starting with the top of the ‘heart’ to create an airtight seal. Bake in oven for 25 minutes.
5. Serve and open in front of guest

How To Cook Red Grouper On The Grill

Everglades Seasoning Red Grouper posted this great step by step video on how to cook your grouper on the grill. 

How To Fry Your Red Grouper:

Double Dipped Fried Grouper:

Check out this video posted by "Franklin TDC" on how to make some Fried Grouper!

How To Cook Grouper Head Soup:

Grouper head soup is a great way not to waste and ounce of meat on your grouper.  You can use your grouper head to create the broth for one of the best soups you will ever have. 

We hope you enjoyed our article on cooking red grouper at will eventually try at least a few of these recipes!  This article was part of a series of articles on how to cook your catch, and part of a bigger goal that Bullbuster has to help you spend more time fishing. If you are committed to spending more time fishing become a member.  Also take a look at our brand direct fishing lines which ship directly from our factory to your doorstep. 

Articles On Grouper Fishing On The Bullbuster Community:


Dropping For Groupers In The Florida Panhandle

Deep Drops With Bullbuster Braid

Bottom Fishing Rigs

Other Recipes: 

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