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Snapper Caribe

Snapper CaribeRecipe courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 cups white onions, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons garlic, minced
4 cups plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 1/2 cups dry white wine
2/3 cup green olives, sliced
1/4 cup capers, drained
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
4 (6-ounce) snapper fillets
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large sauté pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and sauté until soft. Stir in garlic; sauté 1 minute Add tomatoes and yellow pepper; cook until softened. Stir in wine, olives, capers, and red pepper flakes and bring to a simmer.
  2. Place fillets into sauce; cover pan and gently simmer for 10 to 12 minutes until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  3. Transfer fillets to a serving plate and keep warm.
  4. Add butter to sauce and simmer until thickened. Stir cilantro into sauce and serve over fillets.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 510; Calories From Fat: 170; Total Fat: 19g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 80mg; Total Carbs: 26g; Protein: 39g.

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