Red Snapper with Orange Sauce Recipe

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Red Snapper with Orange Sauce Recipe
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Red Snapper with Orange Sauce Recipe

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“A tangy orange sauce, seasoned with garlic and ginger, really brings out the best in these red snapper fillets,” says Barbara Nowakowski of Mesa, Arizona.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds red snapper fillets
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • ORANGE SAUCE:
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

Place the fish in a single layer in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a small saucepan over medium heat, cook the garlic in butter for 1 minute; pour over fish. Drizzle with orange juice; sprinkle with orange peel. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
In a small saucepan over medium heat, cook garlic in butter for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown; discard garlic. Stir orange juice and ginger into butter; heat through. Cut fish into serving-size pieces; drizzle with orange sauce and sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Red Snapper with Orange Sauce in Taste of Home February/March 2006, p48

Nutritional Facts

5 ounce-weight: 206 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 204mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4-1/2 lean meat, 1 fat.

  • 2 pounds red snapper fillets
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • ORANGE SAUCE:
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  1. Place the fish in a single layer in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a small saucepan over medium heat, cook the garlic in butter for 1 minute; pour over fish. Drizzle with orange juice; sprinkle with orange peel. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium heat, cook garlic in butter for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown; discard garlic. Stir orange juice and ginger into butter; heat through. Cut fish into serving-size pieces; drizzle with orange sauce and sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Red Snapper with Orange Sauce in Taste of Home February/March 2006, p48

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jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 84441
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2012

"I'm just not sure that the orange did much to enhance the flavor of the fish, and I didn't care for the garlic and orange combination, but that's just my opinion."

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Spiritwolf User ID: 2880732 76672
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2008

"This looks sooo YUMMMM"

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