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Spicy Red Snapper

"Red snapper in a spicy tomato sauce. Serve with rice or pasta."
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45 m servings 297 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 297 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 9.4 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.6g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 36 g
  • 72%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 366 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil. Add onion, garlic, red pepper and capers. Saute over medium heat until onion is soft.
  2. Add the tomatoes with juice, and the wine. Reduce heat to low and simmer. Break up the tomatoes with a spoon as the sauce cooks.
  3. Once sauces begins to thicken add the snapper fillets and push them down into the pan. Cover and cook over low heat until the fish flakes with a fork, about 15 to 20 minutes.

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My husband and I really loved this dish. Most of all it wasn't just another boring fish recipe. We like food with a little "zing" and this definitely filled the bill. You can't ruin this reci...

Most helpful critical review

good dish, but not exploding with flavor per say. I would def make again. I made the modification with feta and brown rice. I also added some zucchini to sneak in some veg.

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My husband and I really loved this dish. Most of all it wasn't just another boring fish recipe. We like food with a little "zing" and this definitely filled the bill. You can't ruin this reci...

This recipe is awesome. I make it all the time. One addition... I melt feta cheese into the sauce and then serve the dish over steamed brown rice. YUM!

We are always trying to find a new and delicious way to eat more fish. This recipe is delicious. I thought it would be to spicy for my family but they said it was perfect. I could not find r...

I used Italian flavored stewed tomatoes for extra flavor and reduced the amount of red pepper by half but it was still pretty spicy. I will definitely make it again.

I just made this dish tonight. I had to use flounder instead of snapper because the store was out of snapper. However, it was fantastic with flounder! I can't imagine it being any better with...

Easy, delicious, didn't need to shop for ingredients, one pan clean-up. Everything I look for in a good weekday dinner. We've used this with other fish and it works great.

This was delicious! Based on other comments saying it was too spicy, I reduced the red pepper flakes by 1/4. It was just right. I also added a spoonful of commerical spaghetti sauce to help t...

This recipe was great!!!! We loved it!!! We actually used fresh caught salmon grouper, and I made the stewed tomatoes from scratch. I added way more red pepper and some cayanne and oregano as w...

I'd never made snapper before so I was a bit nervous- but glad I tried this! Really delicious...I didn't change a thing :)