Rating: 3.5 stars
13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2
  • 13 Ratings

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

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • Finely shred 2 teaspoons peel from one lemon; cut other lemon into wedges.

  • Serve fish with rice and beans. Drizzle melted butter over top; sprinkle lemon peel and parsley. Pass lemon wedges. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

447 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 68mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 51g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 6g; sugars 4g; protein 38g; vitamin a 291.5IU; vitamin c 10.6mg; thiamin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.4mg; vitamin b6 0.6mg; folate 8.1mcg; vitamin b12 4.3mcg; sodium 1055mg; potassium 662mg; calcium 111.1mg; iron 1.4mg.
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