The yellow iris distinguishes the silk snapper from its close relative, the red snapper, which has a red iris. The two fish are virtually indistinguishable otherwise. Like red snapper, silk snapper has a mild and sweet flavor. It’s a great whole fish for roasting or grilling.
Our whole fish are cleaned and scaled—ready to cook! New to cooking whole fish? Check out our simple How to Roast Whole Fish recipe.
- Mediterranean-Style Whole Roasted Red Snapper
- Caribbean Grilled Whole Red Snapper
- Snapper with Garlic & Dill Butter Sauce
They are approximately 1-2 lbs in size. Weight is approximate and before cleaning.
Current Market Price: $12/lb
Your order pre-authorizes a charge for the specified amount. The charge will be run after delivery/pickup based on the actual weight of the fish.
Scientific name: Lutjanus vivanus