Baked Snapper with Chipotle Butter

<p>Baked Snapper with Chipotle Butter</p>
Photo: Karry Hosford

Chipotle peppers add a smoky, spicy note to the butter topping. For a cooling side salad, toss diced cucumbers and tomatoes with reduced-fat sour cream.


4 servings (serving size: 1 snapper fillet)

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Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 203
Caloriesfromfat 24 %
Fat 5.4 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Monofat 1.3 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 35.2 g
Carbohydrate 1.6 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 317 mg
Calcium 63 mg


1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
4 (6-ounce) red snapper or other firm whitefish fillets
Cooking spray
1 tablespoon butter, softened
1 canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce, finely minced
Lemon wedges


Preheat oven to 400°.

Combine first 4 ingredients; sprinkle evenly over fish. Place fish on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; bake 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

While fish bakes, combine butter and chile. Spread butter mixture evenly over fish. Serve with lemon wedges.


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