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Red Snapper with Orange Sauce

“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.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

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 zest
  • 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 13x9-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 zest. 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.
Nutrition 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.

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  • jmkasprak
    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.

  • spiker1
    Feb 25, 2008

    No comment left

  • Spiritwolf
    Feb 22, 2008

    This looks sooo YUMMMM