Grouper with Black Bean Coulis

With a kick of heat, this grouper with black bean coulis will give your dinner plans a punch of flavor.


Grouper with Black Bean Coulis

   Yields 4 servings

Grouper with Black Bean Coulis - Gag Grouper Season - Florida grouper recipes - Chef Justin Timineri Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

  • 4 (6-ounce) grouper fillets
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup cooked black beans
  • 1 tsp. garlic, chopped
  • 1 serrano pepper, seeded
  • 3 tbsp. onion, chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup whole cooked black beans, for garnish


  1. Place fillets in shallow dish; sprinkle with cayenne pepper and set aside.
  2. Combine black beans, garlic, Serrano pepper, onion, salt and pepper in a blender or food processor; blend until smooth. Transfer sauce to a small saucepan and cook on low heat until warmed through. Set aside and keep warm.
  3. In a heavy nonstick sauté pan, heat olive oil over high heat. Sauté fillets 3-5 minutes on each side until browned and center is opaque.
  4. Transfer fillets to plates and top with black bean coulis. Garnish with whole black beans and serve.


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