Sauteed Red Snapper With Ginger-Lime Butter

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 6 mins

This is one of many Cooking Light recipes that I've found to be easy, healthy and very tasty. You can easily substitute halibut or tilapia for the snapper. I served it with Simple Thai Coconut Rice and it was delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cover and chill.
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Sprinkle both sides of fish with remaining salt and pepper.
  4. coat pan with oil.
  5. add fish to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.
  6. Place one filet on each of 4 plates and top with a 1 1/2 teaspoons of butter mixture.
  7. Serve with lime wedges if desired.


Most Helpful

Made this last night for dinner with Recipe#103775#103775 (using Recipe#16399#16399) and left over Recipe#383990#383990. It was delicious and so simple!!!! I seasoned panko crumbs for my DH's fish and dipped the fish in egg then crumbs (he likes the crunch) and cooked mine as the instructions stated. Then topped both with the butter. They both turned out wonderful. Will be making this again. Thank you.

mama smurf August 05, 2009

Super Tastey!! We had this for dinner tonight. It was simple to make and very good. I used Tilapia becuase I couldn't find any red snapper that looked good. Thanks for posting I made for PAC 2009!!

barefootmommawv March 28, 2009

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