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Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Rose Nguyen Photo by: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Snapper with Basil-Mint Sauce

Serve with jasmine rice and sautéed green beans.

Cooking Light MAY 2009

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 1 tablespoon sauce)
  • Prep time:20 Minutes

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 237
  • Fat: 9.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Protein: 35.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 1.4g
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Cholesterol: 63mg
  • Iron: 0.8mg
  • Sodium: 328mg
  • Calcium: 77mg
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