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Inspired by the popular cocktail, sweet, delicate grouper takes on a tangy flavor from the fresh lime juice and tequila. Pair the grouper with yellow rice, black beans, and a pitcher of margaritas, of course.

Recipe by Cooking Light August 2002

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Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

Recipe Summary

Yield:
6 servings (serving size: 1 grouper fillet)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place the fillets in a single layer in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish, and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Combine 1/2 teaspoon salt, cilantro, and the next 7 ingredients (cilantro through garlic clove) in a blender or food processor, and process until smooth. Pour cilantro mixture over the fillets, and turn to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator 30 minutes, turning once.

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  • Prepare grill.

  • Remove fish from dish; discard marinade. Place fish on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Garnish fish with chopped chives and lime wedges, if desired.

  • Note: Store cooked fillets in refrigerator for up to 1 day.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

197 calories; calories from fat 18%; fat 4g; saturated fat 0.7g; mono fat 0.9g; poly fat 1.9g; protein 33.1g; carbohydrates 3.6g; fiber 0.2g; cholesterol 63mg; iron 1.6mg; sodium 326mg; calcium 50mg.
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