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Baked Red Snapper With Grapefruit

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  Red snapper 5 Pound (1 Red Snapper)
  Salt To Taste
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Small, minced
  Stale bread crumbs/Stale bread cubes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fine cracker crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Basil/Dill 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper To Taste
  Grapefruit 1 , sectioned, with its juice

1. Preheat oven to hot (400° F.).
2. Sprinkle the fish inside and out with salt.
3. In a skillet heat four tablespoons of the butter, add the onion and cook until it is transparent. Add the bread and cracker crumbs, the basil, parsley, one-quarter teaspoon salt and the pepper and mix. Stuff the fish with the mixture and close with skewers and string.
4. Place the fish in a greased, foil-lined pan, and bake until it flakes easily when tested with a fork, about fifty to sixty minutes. Brush frequently with the remaining butter, melted and mixed with the grapefruit juice. Three minutes before removing the fish from the oven, arrange the grapefruit sections on top and brush with the remaining mixture or additional butter

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2977 Calories from Fat 665

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 105 g161.8%

Saturated Fat 53.6 g268%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1032.7 mg344.2%

Sodium 2612.2 mg108.8%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g24.9%

Sugars 5.7 g

Protein 453 g906.1%

Vitamin A 78.3% Vitamin C 194.9%

Calcium 110.8% Iron 59.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baked Red Snapper With Grapefruit Recipe