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Baked Whole Red Snapper - Deliciously seasoned with citrus and herbs this red snapper recipe is on the table in minutes! Easy and healthy!
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Baked Whole Red Snapper Recipe

Baked Whole Red Snapper - Deliciously seasoned with citrus and herbs this red snapper recipe is on the table in minutes! Easy and healthy!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked, Gluten-Free, keto, low carb, red snapper
Servings: 4
Calories: 429kcal
Author: DSTR

Ingredients

  • lbs red snapper whole (scaled and cleaned)
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 lemons (fresh) 1 thinly sliced lemon & 1 for garnish
  • 4 sprigs fresh dill
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper fresh ground
  • 1/3 cup parsley fresh, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil divided (1 tablespoon for the baking pan)

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 425 ºF.nLine a baking sheet with aluminum foil and parchment paper. Brush 1 tbs of olive oil on the parchment paper.
  • Pat the fish dry with paper towels. Place the fish on the baking sheet. Sprinkle the salt and pepper evenly on the outside of the fish and inside the cavity.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the vinegar, olive oil, garlic, and parsley. Spoon 1/2 of the oil and vinegar mixture into the fish cavities.
  • Lay the lemon slices and fresh dill sprigs along the inside of the cavities. Pour the remaining oil and vinegar mixture over both fish evenly.
  • Place the fish in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes or until it reaches an internal temperature of 145°F and flakes easily with a fork. Cooking time can vary according to the size of each fish.
  • Squeezing the remaining lemon juice over the fish ( if desired) and serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 429kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 59g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 1060mg | Potassium: 1296mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 735IU | Vitamin C: 40.8mg | Calcium: 117mg | Iron: 1.4mg