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Florida Grouper with Citrus Salad, Fresh From Florida

July 11, 2020

By: Staff Report

TAMPA, Fla. – Fresh From Florida, offers agriculture news, farming tips, and recipes that most Floridians don’t know about. Today we are sharing Florida Grouper with Citrus Salad.

Fresh From Florida Grouper with Citrus Salad


4 (6 ounce) Florida grouper fillets

3 Florida oranges, peeled, seeded and segmented

2 Florida grapefruit, peeled, seeded and segmented

1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

¼ cup fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped

1 bulb fennel, thinly sliced

½ cup jicama, peeled and julienned

Olive oil for cooking

Sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste


Combine the fennel, jicama, citrus segments, olive oil, vinegar and parsley in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix thoroughly. Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Heat 3 tablespoons of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Lightly season grouper fillets with salt and pepper. Carefully place the fillets into preheated pan. Sear for two to three minutes on each side or until completely done. Serve over chilled citrus salad.

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