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Baked Snapper with Chipotle Butter

Baked Snapper with Chipotle Butter
Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield

4 servings (serving size: 1 snapper fillet)

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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

    Baked Snapper with Chipotle Butter
    Photo: Karry Hosford
  2. 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.

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

Cook's Notes

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