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Dilly Red Snapper Recipe
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Dilly Red Snapper Recipe

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A light and creamy dill sauce lends lovely flavor to tender fish fillets. "I like to serve this easy entree with a tossed salad and asparagus or a rice salad," says Sharon Semph of Salem, Oregon.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 medium lemon, thinly sliced
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 2 dill sprigs
  • 2 red snapper fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon snipped fresh dill or 1/8 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced green onion

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 2-1/2 tablespoons sauce (prepared with fat-free mayonnaise) equals 216 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 580 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch


  1. Place the lemon slices, onions and dill sprigs in a foil-lined baking pan. Top with fish fillets; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Fold foil around fish and seal tightly.
  2. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. In a small bowl, combine the sauce ingredients. Serve with fish. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Dilly Red Snapper in Taste of Home February/March 2003, p12

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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