Pan Seared Grouper with Tropical Salsa

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  • Total: 31 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 10 min
  • Cook: 6 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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2 cups cubed mango

2 cups cubed pineapple

2 cups cubed papaya

1 cup diced roasted peppers

1 bunch diced cilantro leaves

2 limes, juiced

2 tablespoons diced jalapenos

2 tablespoons olive oil

8 to 10 ounces grouper fillet per person

Cajun spice, for coating

Mixed greens, for serving


  1. To make the tropical salsa: Mix all ingredients except oil, grouper and Cajun spice. Let sit while you prepare the grouper.
  2. To make the grouper: In a cast iron frying pan, heat olive oil until smoking. Coat both sides of grouper with Cajun spice. Place coated grouper in pan. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes per side (depending on thickness) until done. Transfer grouper to a serving dish, placing on top of mixed greens. Spoon Tropical Salsa on top of fish.
  3. * Cook's Note: This recipe also works well with flounder and other types of fish.