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Microwave Red Snapper Recipe

"We fish a lot, so when I tried this recipe at a microwave cooking class, I knew it was a keeper," relates Evelyn Gavin of Cayucos, California. "My husband requests it several times a month."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 4 red snapper fillet (6 ounces each)
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dill weed
  • Hot cooked rice


  • 1. Cut fish into serving-size pieces; place in an ungreased shallow microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes. Drain liquid.
  • 2. Meanwhile, combine the sour cream, mayonnaise, milk, mustard and dill; drizzle 1/2 cup over the fish. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 3 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with rice and remaining sauce. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 161 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 109 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein.

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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