Weekly recipe: Raw Snapper with Chili

This easy Snapper Crudo with Chiles and Sesame frees you up to prepare the side dishes.



  • 2 Fresno chiles or jalapeños, seeded, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Kosher salt
  • 8 ounces sashimi-grade snapper or sea bream fillet, skin removed, halved lengthwise, bones and bloodline removed, very thinly sliced
  • Fresh cilantro leaves (for serving)
  • Extra-virgin olive oil (for serving)
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
  • Flaky sea salt (such as Maldon)


Recipe Preparation

  • Pulse chiles, orange zest, orange juice, lemon zest, and lemon juice in a food processor until very finely chopped; season chile paste with kosher salt.

  • Arrange snapper on chilled plates. Top with chile paste and cilantro, drizzle with oil, and sprinkle with sesame seeds and sea salt.


    Recipe from: https://www.bonappetit.com