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Florida Snapper Almondine

Florida Snapper AlmondineThis gluten-free recipe is courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 (6-ounce) Florida snapper fillets
2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 cup rice flour
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup sliced almonds
1/4 cup Florida lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped Florida flat leaf parsley
Florida parsley sprigs for garnish (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Sprinkle fillets with seasonings then dredge in flour.
  2. Melt butter in shallow skillet over medium-high heat; add fillets and cook 3 to 5 minutes per side until golden brown and cooked through. Remove fillets from skillet and keep warm.
  3. Add almonds to butter in the skillet; cook until almonds are browned. Stir in lemon juice and parsley.
  4. Spoon sauce over cooked fillets and garnish with fresh flat-leaf parsley.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 592; Calories From Fat: 281; Total Fat: 32g; Saturated Fat: 16g; Cholesterol: 124mg; Total Carbs: 36g; Protein: 40g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.