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Honey-Lime Red Snapper Recipe
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Honey-Lime Red Snapper Recipe

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“If you can’t find snapper, you can substitute most any firm white fish. And if you can’t find key lime juice, use regular lime juice.” —Ken Hulme, Venice, Florida note: as reader suggests, regular lime juice can be used if you can't find key lime juice
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Broil: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Broil: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Key lime juice
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 4 red snapper fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 4-1/2 teaspoons sauce equals 277 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 87 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine lime juice and honey. Pour 1/2 cup into a large resealable plastic bag; add the fish. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for up to 1 hour. Place remaining mixture in a small saucepan; set aside.
  2. Drain fish and discard marinade. Sprinkle fillets with chili powder; place on a greased broiler pan.
  3. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 12-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  4. Meanwhile, bring reserved lime juice mixture to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until reduced by half. Spoon over fillets. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Honey-Lime Red Snapper in Taste of Home December/January 2010, p38

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 4-1/2 teaspoons sauce equals 277 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 87 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 starch.

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Aug. 11, 2011

"Even my husband who doesn't like fish really liked this dish, served with herbed corn on the cob and fresh sliced tomatoes mmmmm!!"

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Reviewed Dec. 17, 2009

"Not good. I don't know anyone who would like this recipe."

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