Red Snapper with a Potato Crust
- 1 lb waxy potatoes, peeled
- 6 tablespoon (3/4 stick unsalted butter, melted
- 1 1/4 lb red snapper fillet, skin removed (cut into 4 pieces)
- Coarse salt & freshly ground black powder
Slice the potatoes into paper-thin slices on a mandolin and put in a large bowl. Pour in the melted butter and toss to coat...Season the fillets...arrange the potato slices on the surface of the fillets in an overlapping pattern...Turn and cover the other side with potatoes...Refrigerate 20 minutes. Heat a large oven proof skillet over medium heat...cook until the bottom crust is nicely browned. Flip, slide the entire skillet into the oven to finish cooking, 8-10 minutes.