Red Snapper with Lime-Ginger Butter

Red Snapper with Lime-Ginger Butter

Red Snapper with Lime-Ginger Butter

Prep and Cook Time 18 minutes


Makes 6 servings


5 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces
1 tablespoon lime juice
3 cloves garlic
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
Black pepper
6 red snapper fillets (about 1-1/2 pounds)


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Combine butter, lime juice, garlic, ginger, pepper sauce, salt and pepper to taste in food processor; process until smooth paste forms.
  3. Broil red snapper 4 to 5 inches from heat 5 minutes. Turn fillets over and broil 4 minutes.
  4. Place about 1 tablespoon reserved butter mixture on top of each fillet; broil 45 seconds. Serve immediately.

Serving Suggestion

For a special touch, serve fish with rice and garnish with fresh lime slices and chives.


Halibut or swordfish can be substituted for the red snapper.

Nutritional Information

Protein 45 g
Carbohydrate trace g
Cholesterol 106 mg
Total Fat 12 g
Calories 306
Sodium 193 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 5-1/2

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