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Caribbean Red Snapper

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Caribbean Red Snapper

The fish can be served on top of the vegetables along with rice pilaf and garnished with parsley. Salmon or chicken breast can be used in place of red snapper.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size3 ounces red snapper with ¼ cup vegetables
Total Fat11 g
Total Carbohydrate3 g
Protein22 g

Servings and Times


Ingredients and Preparation

Olive oil 2 tablespoons
Medium onion, chopped 1
Red pepper, chopped ½ cup
Carrots, cut in strips ½ cup
Garlic, minced 1 clove
Dry white wine ½ cup
Red snapper fillet ¾ pound
Large tomato, chopped1
Pitted ripe olives, chopped2 tablespoons
Crumbled feta cheese or low-fat ricotta cheese2 tablespoons
  1. Directions
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, red pepper, carrot, and garlic. Sauté 10 minutes. Add wine and bring to boil. Push vegetables to one side of the pan.
  3. Arrange fillets in a single layer in center of skillet. Cover. Cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add tomato and olives. Top with cheese. Cover. Cook for 3 minutes, or until fish is firm but moist.
  5. Transfer fish to serving platter; garnish with vegetables and pan juices.

Daily Servings According to Diabetes Food Guide Pyramid
Serving From Vegetable Group: 1
Serving From Meat Group: ½
Serving From Fat: 1½

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