Try this addition: sauté 1/2 sweet onion, 1/2 red bell pepper, fresh parsley chopped to taste in olive oil and butter. Add seasoned bread crumbs and zest of 1/2 large lemon. Place thinly sliced lemon on bottom of glass dish. Add fish seasoned with salt and pepper. Top with bread crumb mixture. Bake approximately 20 minutes or until done. Finish with freshly squeezed lemon. Delicious, promise!
Lemon Red Snapper with Herbed Butter
A fragrant herbed butter and roasted lemon slices complement the sweet, nutty flavor of red snapper for a super-fresh dish. Complete the meal with colorful Sautéed Zucchini and Bell Peppers.
Prep: 9 minutes; Cook: 13 minutes
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- Calories: 223
- Calories from fat: 32%
- Fat: 8g
- Saturated fat: 4.1g
- Monounsaturated fat: 1.9g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
- Protein: 34g
- Carbohydrate: 2.9g
- Fiber: 0.9g
- Cholesterol: 75mg
- Iron: 0.5mg
- Sodium: 259mg
- Calcium: 62mg
- 2 lemons
- Cooking spray
- 4 (6-ounce) red snapper or other firm white fish fillets
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 tablespoons butter, softened
- 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh herbs (such as rosemary, thyme, basil, or parsley)
- Fresh herb sprigs (optional)
- 1. Preheat oven to 425°.
- 2. Cut 1 lemon into 8 slices. Place slices, in pairs, on a rimmed baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Grate remaining lemon to get 1 teaspoon lemon rind; set aside. Reserve lemon for another use.
- 3. Place 1 fillet on top of each pair of lemon slices. Combine salt, paprika, and pepper; sprinkle evenly over fish. Bake at 425° for 13 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.
- 4. While fish bakes, combine reserved lemon rind, butter, and herbs in a small bowl.
- 5. Place fish and lemon slices on individual serving plates; top each fillet with herbed butter, spreading to melt, if desired. Garnish with herb sprigs, if desired.
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