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Tangerine Cashew Snapper Recipe

Tangerine Cashew Snapper Recipe

Loads of delicious toppings make this fast-to-fix supperoption stunning to both the palate and the eye. —Crystal Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 tangerines
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 red snapper fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1/3 cup chopped unsalted cashews
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced


  • 1. Peel, slice and remove seeds from 2 tangerines; chop the fruit and place in a small bowl. Squeeze juice from remaining tangerines; add to bowl. Stir in the lime juice, soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, sesame oil and pepper flakes.
  • 2. Place fillets in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Pour tangerine mixture over fillets; sprinkle with cashews and green onions. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 260 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 358mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 2g fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

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marcy adkins
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2011

"My husband and I both loved this. I used rockfish instead of snapper since it was fresher. We can't wait to try in in Hawaii on Mahi Mahi! It tastes light and tropical. There were no leftovers!"

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