Snapper with Spicy Pineapple Glaze Recipe
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Snapper with Spicy Pineapple Glaze Recipe

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Ginger and cayenne bring spice to this tangy treatment for red snapper fillets from our Test Kitchen. Sweet pineapple preserves round out the deletable combination of flavors.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup pineapple preserves
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 red snapper fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet: 304 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 552mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 0 fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 starch.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the preserves, vinegar, ginger, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt and cayenne; set aside. Place fillets on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Rub fillets with oil; sprinkle with remaining salt.
  2. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 5 minutes. Baste with half of the glaze. Broil 5-7 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Baste with remaining glaze. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Snapper with Spicy Pineapple Glaze in Light & Tasty June/July 2005, p62

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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mjlouk User ID: 1712085 144155
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2010

"I thought it was okay, but my DH really didn't like it."

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