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Snapper with Basil-Mint Sauce

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Rose Nguyen
Prep time 20 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 1 tablespoon sauce)
This snapper is seasoned with basil, mint, chopped jalapeno, and is ready in just 20 minutes. Serve with jasmine rice and sauteed green beans.

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-ounce) snapper fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped

Nutrition Information

  • calories 237
  • fat 9.1 g
  • satfat 1.4 g
  • monofat 5.4 g
  • polyfat 1.6 g
  • protein 35.3 g
  • carbohydrate 1.4 g
  • fiber 0.7 g
  • cholesterol 63 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 328 mg
  • calcium 77 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. Arrange fish in a single layer on a broiler pan lightly coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle fish with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Broil 6 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.

  3. Combine basil and remaining ingredients in a food processor; process 1 minute or until smooth. Serve with fish.