Cajun Snapper with Red Beans and Rice

Red beans and rice along with Creole seasoning bring a Cajun flair to this red snapper main dish recipe.

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Cajun Snapper with Red Beans and Rice

Ingredients
2
10 ounces fresh red snapper filets
2
teaspoons Creole or Cajun seasoning
1
14.8 ounce pouch cooked long grain rice
1
15 ounce can red beans, rinsed and drained
2
lemons
 
Italian (flat-leaf) parsley (optional)
2
tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  1. Rinse fish; pat dry. Cut each fillet in half crosswise. Sprinkle snapper with 1 teaspoon of the seasoning. Heat 12-inch heavy nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish, skin side up; cook 4 minutes; turn. Cook 2 to 4 minutes more or until fish flakes when tested with fork.
  2. Meanwhile, in large microwave-safe bowl, combine rice, beans, and remaining 1 teaspoon seasoning. Cover and micro-cook on high (100% power) for 3 to 3-1/2 minutes or until heated through, stirring twice.
  3. Finely shred 2 teaspoons peel from one lemon; cut other lemon into wedges.
  4. Serve fish with rice and beans. Drizzle melted butter over top; sprinkle lemon peel and parsley. Pass lemon wedges. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Cajun Snapper with Red Beans and Rice)
    Per serving:
  • 447 kcal cal.,
  • 11 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 2 g monounsatured fat),
  • 68 mg chol.,
  • 1055 mg sodium,
  • 51 g carb.,
  • 6 g fiber,
  • 4 g sugar,
  • 38 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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