Red Snapper in Spicy Tomato Sauce

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Red Snapper in Spicy Tomato Sauce

A spicy Caribbean-style tomato sauce blankets mild snapper fillets in this zesty dish. Black olives add a briny touch, while fresh lime contributes a pop of citrus.

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Nutrition Facts

Red Snapper in Spicy Tomato Sauce

CaloriesCalories

180 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

24g Per Serving

FiberFiber

2g Per Serving
×
Calories 180
Total Fat 4.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 124 mg
Total Carbohydrate 10 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 24 g

Dietary Exchanges
3 lean meat, 2 vegetable

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • 2 tsp. canola oil OR
  • 2 tsp corn oil
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 1 medium garlic clove (minced)
  • 14.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added, diced tomatoes (undrained)
  • 1 medium fresh jalapeño (seeds and ribs discarded, chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar
  • dried oregano (Mexican preferred) crumbled
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. grated lime zest
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • 4 red snapper fillets (about 4 ounces each), rinsed, patted dry
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped, fresh cilantro

Directions

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  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat, swirling to coat the bottom. Cook the onion and garlic for 2 to 3 minutes, or until soft, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes with liquid, jalapeño, sugar, oregano and pepper.
  3. Increase the heat to medium high and bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat and simmer, partially covered, for 10 minutes. (If the mixture gets dry, add 2 to 3 tablespoons water.)
  4. Stir in the lime zest, lime juice and olives.
  5. Place the fish in the sauce. Simmer, covered, for 10 to 13 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
  6. Transfer the fish to a platter. Stir the cilantro into the sauce and immediately spoon the sauce over the fish.

This recipe is reprinted with permission from Recetas saludables para su corazón/Heart-Healthy Recipes, Copyright © 2013 by the American Heart Association. Published by Krames StayWell, LLC. Look for Recetas saludables para su corazón/Heart-Healthy Recipes at ShopHeart.org.

A spicy Caribbean-style tomato sauce blankets mild snapper fillets in this zesty dish. Black olives add a briny touch, while fresh lime contributes a pop of citrus.

Purchase the Heart-Healthy Recipes, Bilingual Edition Cookbook

Nutrition Facts

Red Snapper in Spicy Tomato Sauce

CaloriesCalories

180 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

24g Per Serving

FiberFiber

2g Per Serving
×
Calories 180
Total Fat 4.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 124 mg
Total Carbohydrate 10 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 24 g

Dietary Exchanges
3 lean meat, 2 vegetable

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • 2 tsp. canola oil OR
  • 2 tsp corn oil
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 1 medium garlic clove (minced)
  • 14.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added, diced tomatoes (undrained)
  • 1 medium fresh jalapeño (seeds and ribs discarded, chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar
  • dried oregano (Mexican preferred) crumbled
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. grated lime zest
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • 4 red snapper fillets (about 4 ounces each), rinsed, patted dry
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped, fresh cilantro

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat, swirling to coat the bottom. Cook the onion and garlic for 2 to 3 minutes, or until soft, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes with liquid, jalapeño, sugar, oregano and pepper.
  3. Increase the heat to medium high and bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat and simmer, partially covered, for 10 minutes. (If the mixture gets dry, add 2 to 3 tablespoons water.)
  4. Stir in the lime zest, lime juice and olives.
  5. Place the fish in the sauce. Simmer, covered, for 10 to 13 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
  6. Transfer the fish to a platter. Stir the cilantro into the sauce and immediately spoon the sauce over the fish.
Recetas saludables para su corazon / Heart-Healthy Recipes Bilingual Cookbook

Recetas saludables para su corazon / Heart-Healthy Recipes Bilingual Cookbook

This bilingual edition is a 48-page recipe booklet, including 22 healthy recipes (both in Spanish and English) and four-color. Recipes include snacks, soups, salads, entrées, vegetables and sides, breads and breakfast dishes, and desserts. The booklet provides a nutritional analysis for each recipe, plus tips for making healthy food choices.

Sample Recipes:

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This recipe is reprinted with permission from Recetas saludables para su corazón/Heart-Healthy Recipes, Copyright © 2013 by the American Heart Association. Published by Krames StayWell, LLC. Look for Recetas saludables para su corazón/Heart-Healthy Recipes at ShopHeart.org.