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postheadericon Grilled Red Snapper

4.80 avg. rating (92% score) - 5 votes

Grilled Red Snapper is an easy, delicious and quick (20) minute  recipe. This is a Tex-Mex style grilling recipe made with an Italian salad dressing and lime marinade. It is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low sugars, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sodium, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes 4 servings. Grilled Red Snapper will be loved by  all of your family, friends and guests.

grilled-red-snapperPrep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10-12 Minutes.


1 envelope dry Italian salad dressing mix
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 tbsp tequila
2 tbsp chopped cilantro
1/8 tsp ground cayenne pepper
1 lb red snapper
Hot Cooked Rice, optional


1. Mix all ingredients except fish together until well blended. Reserve 1/4 cup of the dressing mixture; refrigerate until ready to use.

2. Pour remaining dressing mixture over fish in a shallow glass or plastic dish; cover. Refrigerate 30 minutes to 1 hour to marinate. Drain and discard marinade.

3. Preheat greased grill to medium-high heat. Grill fish 10 to 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork, turning and brushing occasionally with the reserved 1/4 cup dressing mixture. Serve over hot cooked rice garnished with lime wedges, if desired.

Yield: 4 Servings
Serving Size: 1 (4 oz) piece per serving

Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus)

Carb Choices: 0

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 220, Total Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 40mg, Sodium: 360mg, Sugars: 1g, Carbohydrates:, 2g, Fiber: 0g, Protein: 23g, Vitamin A: 4 %DV, Vitamin C: 2 %DV, Calcium: 4 %DV, Iron: 0 %DV

Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/south-of-the-border-snapper-53401.aspx

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