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Thursday, March 21 2013

Red beans and rice along with Creole seasoning bring a Cajun flair to this red snapper main dish recipe.


Cajun Snapper with Red Beans and Rice
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Servings: Makes 4 servings.
     10-oz.  fresh red snapper filets
     tsp.  Creole or Cajun seasoning
     14.8-oz. pouch  cooked long grain rice
     15-oz. can  red beans, rinsed and drained
        Italian (flat-leaf) parsley (optional)
     Tbsp.  butter, melted
Rinse fish; pat dry. Cut each fillet in half crosswise. Sprinkle snapper with 1 teaspoon of the seasoning. Heat 12-inch heavy nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish, skin side up; cook 4 minutes; turn. Cook 2 to 4 minutes more or until fish flakes when tested with fork.
Meanwhile, in large microwave-safe bowl, combine rice, beans, and remaining 1 teaspoon seasoning. Cover and micro-cook on high (100% power) for 3 to 3-1/2 minutes or until heated through, stirring twice.
Finely shred 2 teaspoons peel from one lemon; cut other lemon into wedges.
Serve fish with rice and beans. Drizzle melted butter over top; sprinkle lemon peel and parsley. Pass lemon wedges. Makes 4 servings.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 447, Total Fat 11 g, Saturated Fat 4 g, Monounsaturated Fat 2 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 68 mg, Sodium 1055 mg, Carbohydrate 51 g, Total Sugar 4 g, Fiber 6 g, Protein 38 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 18%, Calcium 11%, Iron 8%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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