Key West-Style Baked Grouper

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You’ll enjoy a taste of Key West with this citrus flavored grouper that will make you feel like you are on a romantic, tropical beach.


  • ½ cup softened butter, plus more for baking dish
  • 4 (8 ounce) fillets grouper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper, or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • ¼ cup key lime juice
  • ¼ cup fresh orange juice
  • 12 slices lime
  • 8 oranges


Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly butter a 9×13-inch glass baking dish and set aside.

Season the grouper fillets with salt, lemon pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder; place into prepared baking dish. Spread about 2 tablespoons of softened butter over the top of each fillet. Pour in the lime and orange juices, then cover each fillet with 3 slices of lime and 2 slices of orange.

Bake in preheated oven until fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork, about 15 minutes.

Prep time: 10 mins / Cooking time: 15 mins / Total time: 25 mins

Serving: 4 / Yield: 4 servings

Calories: 453.7

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