Keto grilled snapper with asparagus and cucumber

It is nothing better than having fish grilled on a campfire.

Whether you catch a snapper yourself or buy it in the supermarket, this grilled snapper recipe is great when you are outdoor and don’t have many kitchen utensils or pots.

While you prepare everything, you can enjoy the fire while your grilled snapper is getting ready.

In the end, you can eat it with asparagus or cucumber.

Prep time:  20 minutes

Cook time: around 20 minutes

Servings: 2

Campfire cooking must have equipment

Grilled baby snapper- Ingredients

  • 2 baby snappers
  • bunch of dill
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • sour cream
  • mayonnaise
  • butter
  • cucumber
  • 1 lemon
  • bunch of asparagus
  • salt & pepper

Grilled baby snapper - Instructions

1. Start the campfire.

2. Clean fish.

3. Insert 1 tablespoon of soft butter inside each fish.


baby snapper

4. Chop a bunch of dill and also insert it into fish.


5. Add salt on both side of the fish.

6. First, wrap each fish in baking paper and then in two layers of aluminum foil. This is just in case to not burn your fish.

7. Put wrapped fish on charcoals and cover it on top with charcoal as well. Let it cook for 20 minutes.

Garlic sauce, cucumber strings & asparagus

9. Preparing garlic sauce in a small glass.

  • Add three tablespoons of sour cream and three tablespoons of mayonnaise
  • Chop one or two cloves of garlic – depending on how much you like garlic
  • Squeeze one tablespoon of lemon
  • Add a pinch of salt & pepper
  • Mix it together.

10. Cut the cucumber into strings (I use a julienne peeler).

11. Add a bit of butter to your frying pan and prepare a grill asparagus for the final meal.

12. Remove fish from the fireplace, unwrap and serve with cucumber or asparagus with garlic sauce on the side.

Keto Grilled Snapper - one with cucumber; one with asparagus
Keto Grilled Snapper - one with cucumber; one with asparagus

13. Enjoy your grilled snapper with cucumber or asparagus!

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