Grilled Snapper with Orange- Almond Sauce


Six 8-ounce snapper or grouper fillets
2 Tbs olive oil
1 tsp course-grained sea salt
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 sprigs fresh thyme
½ cup butter
½ cup sliced almonds
½ Tbs grated orange rind

1. Rub fish fillets with oil. Sprinkle evenly with 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon pepper.

2. Arrange thyme sprigs on hot charcoal or hot lava rocks on grill. Coat grill grate with vegetable cooking spray; place on grill over high heat (400° to 500°). Place fish on grate, and grill, without grill lid, 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until fish flakes with a fork.

3. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat; add almonds, and sauté 5 minutes or until butter is brown. Remove from heat. Stir in orange rind. Pour sauce over fish.

Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving

Calories 481
Calories From Fat (53%) 256
Total Fat 29.13g
Saturated Fat 11.48g
Cholesterol 124.54mg
Sodium 461.75mg
Potassium 1098.59mg
Carbohydrates 4.89g
Dietary Fiber 2.83g
Sugar 0.58g
Net Carbohydrates 2.07g
Protein 49.76g

Cooking Tips:
*Reduce how much sauce you pour over your fish for reduced fat/calories.

Recipe Source: The Coastal Living Cookbook

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