A Grouper Recipe to Write Home About

Do you need a seafood fix, but can’t get to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach fast enough?

Facebook fan Kathi Taylor of Shickshinny, Pennsylvania has a must-try recipe to have you daydreaming of warm days in the sun on Alabama’s white-sand beaches. Kathi’s recipe for Lemon Grouper is a mouthwatering delight for the taste buds. If you’re fortunate enough to get your fish fresh from a Gulf Shores or Orange Beach seafood market, this recipe is even better.

Most seafood markets on Alabama’s beaches will ship, so this delicious dish could be on your plate very soon!

Lemon Grouper Filets


4 grouper fillets
1 tsp salt
1 and 1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 cup butter
2 grated cloves of garlic
1/2 cup dry white wine
3 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup evaporated milk
5 tbsp dried basil (reconstitute in the lemon juice)


In a large skillet, melt butter over low heat. Add garlic and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Add wine and heat to boiling over medium heat. Stir constantly while boiling until sauce is reduced by half. Stir in evaporated milk and basil. Simmer until thickened. If needed add cornstarch to thicken sauce. Salt and pepper both sides of the grouper filets, and broil for 10-15 minutes until done. Serve grouper filets and top with cream sauce.

A Grouper Recipe


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