Pan Seared Grouper With Florida Citrus Salad

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Florida Orange segments, seeded
  • 1 ½ cups Florida Grapefruit segments, seeded
  • ¼ cup lime segments, seeded
  • ½ cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 jalapeño peppers, diced
  • 1 cup red onion, diced
  • ½ cup green onion, chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 6 Florida grouper fillets, skin removed
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more as needed

Preparation

Step 1:

Remove outer skin and all white pith from oranges, grapefruits and limes. Use small knife to remove segments, leaving behind any pith.

Step 2:

Squeeze remaining pith for any juice. Place orange, grapefruit and lime segments in bowl along with juice.

Step 3:

Add red peppers, jalapeño peppers, red onion and green onion. Season with salt and pepper to taste; chill.

Step 4:

Season grouper fillets with salt and pepper. Dredge grouper in flour on both sides; shake off any excess.

Step 5:

Heat large skillet over medium-high heat; add 2 tablespoons olive oil.

Step 6:

When hot, add fillets to pan in single layer and cook until edges begin to brown. Use two large skillets or repeat process, if necessary.

Step 7:

Turn fish over with metal spatula; cook on other side until fish is cooked through and flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Step 8:

To serve, divide Florida Citrus Salad among 6 plates, placing salad in middle of plate along with some juices. Place grouper fillet on top of salad; drizzle with olive oil, if desired.