Paleo Plan

Red Snapper Azteca

Makes dinner for two.

Approximate cooking time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb red snapper fillets
  • juice of 1 lime
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 plum tomato coarsely chopped
  • 4 green onions, sliced in ½ inch sections
  • 1 small Anaheim pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • handful fresh cilantro, chopped

Instructions

  1. Place red snapper in a shallow baking dish.
  2. Combine lime juice, lemon juice and chili powder in small bowl and sprinkle over snapper.
  3. Marinate 10 minutes, turning a few times.
  4. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350℉.
  5. Sprinkle chopped onions, tomato and peppers over snapper.
  6. Cover and bake for 20-30 minutes or just until snapper flakes in center.
  7. Let stand, covered, 4 minutes before serving.
  8. Garnish with fresh cilantro.

7 Comments

  1. august14

    Hard to get red snapper in VT, any suggestions for another fish?

  2. CliffDeb

    Orange roughy is very similar. We were going to use it, but found red snapper.

  3. reneekontros

    I found this rather bland. :(

  4. TatrixSaigh

    My son and I loved this. I used a jalapeno and steelhead trout, because that’s what I had. Excellent flavor combo.

  5. rhonics@gmail.com

    Not my favorite recipe – I think it needs more fat, serve it with avocado next time?

  6. Autumn.Beam@gmail.com

    I agree, this recipe came out very bland, needs stronger flavor somewhere. I will replace it with something else if it comes up again. The Beauty of this site!

  7. Jessica

    I liked it! I added more lemon than what the recipe called for. And plenty of seasonings.
    No lime, peppers, tomatoes, cilantro or peppers, though. Didn’t have them here. And I put a bunch of yellow onion slices on top because I misread the instructions, lol. It turned out great! Not bland at all.

    2 red snapper fillets
    1 tbsp olive oil for pan
    1 1/2 lemons (juiced with pulp)
    1/3 of a large yellow onion
    1 tbsp Chili powder
    Other seasonings to taste :)

    Coat pan in olive oil
    Marinate fillets in juice, seasonings, and chili pepper. 10 min. Flip occasionly.
    Throw yellow onions on top and put in oven. 30 minutes.
    Serve.

    Also, I put a portion in tubaware and it tasted more savory 10 minutes later than my first portion.

    About 622 calories

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