Garlic-Ginger Red Snapper Recipe

Sweet, savory, and satisfying, this dish is loaded with nutrition.

fish dinner

Medically reviewed in June 2021

Updated on July 13, 2022

This seafood dish is a triple threat. You'll get veggies, fruit, and lean protein full of flavor and packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that help boost health and support an active lifestyle.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz julienned mango
  • 1 1/2 oz julienned papaya
  • 1 1/2 oz julienned green bell pepper
  • 1 1/2 oz julienned red bell pepper
  • 3 oz green cabbage, chiffonaded
  • 1 1/2 oz julienned carrots
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp grated lime rind
  • 1/4 tbsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb red snapper fillet, in 4-oz pieces
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp minced ginger

Preparation (Serves 6)
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Combine mango, papaya, green and red peppers, cabbage, carrots, 2 teaspoons lime juice, canola oil, and sugar. Toss to combine.

Combine 2 teaspoons lime juice, lime rind, black pepper, vinegar, 2 teaspoons canola oil, salt, and black pepper and mix well.

Season fish fillets with garlic and ginger. Sear fish in a very hot skillet. Transfer to sheet pans and finish cooking in oven.

To serve, place 2 ounces of mango-papaya mixture on each plate. Top with 1 fish fillet and drizzle each fillet with 1 teaspoon of lime topping.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
Calories 159; fat 4g; saturated fat 0.5g; cholesterol 42mg; sodium 181mg; carbohydrate 6.2g; fiber 1.3g; protein 23.9g; calcium 52mg

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