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Grouper Mediterranean

Grouper MediterraneanRecipe courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 tablespoon olive oil
4 (6-ounce) Florida grouper fillets
1 Florida onion, chopped
2 cloves Florida garlic, minced
1/4 cup toasted chopped almonds
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/3 cup clam juice or chicken stock
2 tablespoons Florida lemon juice
1 teaspoon chopped Florida thyme
1 teaspoon chopped Florida marjoram
Fresh ground black pepper
3 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a heavy nonstick sauté pan, heat oil over high heat. Sauté fillets 3 to 5 minutes until browned. Transfer fillets to a platter; set aside.
  2. Reduce heat to medium; sauté onion and garlic 4 to 5 minutes until onion is tender.
  3. Add nuts, wine, stock, lemon juice, thyme, marjoram and pepper to taste; bring to a boil stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low. Cover skillet and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Return fillets to skillet and simmer until heated through. Serve fillets topped with sauce and cilantro.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 276; Calories From Fat: 87; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 64mg; Total Carbs: 5g; Protein: 36g.

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