Baked Stuffed Snapper

A stunning dish you can serve to guests or to your family, this stuffed snapper with Success® Brown Rice looks complicated but is incredibly easy to make.

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Baked Stuffed Snapper

Cooking time
PREP TIME 15 min
Cooking time
COOK TIME 30 min
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  • 1 bag Success® White Rice
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup water chestnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup pimiento, diced
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon peel, grated
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 red snapper (approximately 1lb), cleaned and butterflied
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 tbsp margarine, melted


  • Step 1: Preheat oven to 400ºF. Prepare rice according to package directions.

  • Step 2:  Combine rice, mushrooms, water chestnuts, onions, pimento, parsley, lemon peel, and pepper; toss lightly. Fill the cavity of fish with rice mixture; close the cavity with wooden skewers soaked in water.

  • Step 3: Place fish in 13x9x2-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray; brush fish with margarine. Bake fish at 400ºF for 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. 

With roasted fish and seasoned rice, this dish is a complete meal in one! Don’t let the whole fish scare you away; this recipe comes together in just 3 simple steps and doesn’t require any fancy techniques.