Whole Red Snapper with Fennel, Tomatoes, and Onions

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The other day I got a text from my¬†friend Elena asking if I wanted to cook a whole fish. The answer was, “of course!” I love trying new things in the kitchen, nothing besides dairy and cilantro are off limits (more on my cilantro hatred later). We decided a Sunday night dinner would be the perfect time to embark on this adventure. On Sunday afternoon, we headed to the neighborhood fish market to see what whole fish they had for us. We caught eyes with the red snapper and it was all over. Elena found a recipe from Saveur and we were off!

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Here’s our beautiful, fresh red snapper. I didn’t name him for fear of getting too attached.

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