SPECIAL OFFER: - Limited Time Only!
(The ad below will not display on your printed page)

« Back | Print Print | Page | 3x5 | 4x6 | New BHG Cookbook
Select a size and use your browser's print button to print the page.

This recipe has been formatted to fit in your Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book

Cajun Snapper with Red Beans & Rice

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 25 mins
Cajun Snapper with Red Beans & Rice
Ingredients
  • 2  frankfurters, chopped
  • 1 8.8 ounce package  fully cooked rice
  • 1/2  cup  water
  • 1  tablespoon  salt-free Cajun seasoning
  • 1 15 - 16  ounce can  red beans, rinsed and drained
  •  Bottled hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • 1  pound  red snapper fillets, cut into 4 portions
  • 2  tablespoons  butter
  • 2  tablespoons  all-purpose flour
  •  Snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley (optional)
Directions

1. In a medium saucepan cook frankfurters over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through. Stir in rice, the water, and 1 teaspoon of the Cajun seasoning. Stir in beans and, if desired, a dash of bottled hot pepper sauce. Cook, covered, for 15 minutes over medium-low heat.

2. Meanwhile, rinse fish; pat dry with paper towels. In a 12-inch skillet melt butter over medium heat. In a shallow dish combine flour and remaining 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning. Press top side of fish portions into the flour mixture, then place fish, skin side down, in hot butter. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until skin is crisp. Carefully turn fish with a metal spatula. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes more or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.*

3. Serve fish over rice and beans. if desired, drizzle with pan juices and sprinkle with snipped fresh parsley.

From the Test Kitchen*Tip:
  • If you like, add 2 tablespoons water to the skillet. Cook and stir to removed any browned bits. Drizzle over fish and rice.
Nutrition Facts (Cajun Snapper with Red Beans & Rice)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 438,
  • Fat, total (g) 16,
  • chol. (mg) 69,
  • sat. fat (g) 7,
  • carb. (g) 41,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 5,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 6,
  • sugar (g) 1,
  • pro. (g) 36,
  • vit. A (IU) 292,
  • vit. C (mg) 2,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 16,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 4,
  • sodium (mg) 544,
  • Potassium (mg) 725,
  • calcium (mg) 91,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

What did you think of this recipe? Share your thoughts and rate it now.
« Back to Recipe