*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            RED SNAPPER PARFAIT
 
 Recipe By     : ESSENCE OF EMERIL SHOW
 Serving Size  : 0    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : New Imports                      Meat - Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      2 ounces fil  red snapper
    1      tablespoon    Creole spice
    1      tablespoon    vegetable oil
    2      tablespoons   lime juice
    2      tablespoons   cilantro -- chopped
    1      teaspoon      jalapeno -- chopped
    2      tablespoons   red pepper -- chopped
    1      cup           diced -- papaya
    2      tablespoons   coconut milk
    1      tablespoon    toasted coconut
                         Salt and pepper
    2      sprigs        cilantro
 
 Season the fillets with the spice. In a medium saute pan over medium-high heat,
heat the oil. Sear
 the fish until deep golden brown on both sides. Remove to a plate. In a shallow
dish, combine the
 lime juice, cilantro, jalapeno, and red pepper. Place the fish in the dish and
let it sit for 1 hour. In a
 small bowl, combine the papaya, coconut milk, and coconut. Place 2 tablespoons of
the papaya
 mixture in the bottom of two parfait glasses. Place a fillet in each glass and
top each with 3
 tablespoons papaya mixture, then the snapper fillets. Top with the remaining
papaya mixture.
 Garnish with cilantro sprigs. Chill for 1 hour before serving. 
 
 Yield: 2 appetizer
 
 
 
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