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Poached Red Snapper

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Poached red snapper is a flavorful poached fish recipe. Cooked in wine and italian dressing mix along with vegetables like shallots and carrots, the snapper is flavored with a hint of lemon juice. Simmered till done, the red snapper is served with wine cooked spinach along with the vegetables arranged around it for an elegant platter.
  Water 2 Quart
  Italian dressing 8 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Dry white wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Carrots 2 Medium, finely chopped
  Chopped shallots/Onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Whole cloves 3
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Potatoes 1 Pound, cut in large chunks (New/All Purpose)
  Red snapper 1
  Spinach leaves 1 Pound, stems trimmed

Place 13x9x2 1/2-inch baking pan on 2 stove burners; fill with water, Italian dressing, wine, carrots, shallots, lemon juice, lemon peel, cloves, salt and pepper.
Bring to a boil, then simmer uncovered 5 minutes.
Add potatoes and simmer, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes.
Add snapper and simmer, basting occasionally, 25 minutes or until fish flakes and potatoes are tender.
Carefully remove snapper and potatoes to serving platter and keep warm.
Add spinach to cooking liquid and simmer 30 seconds; drain.
To serve, arrange potatoes and spinach around snapper.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2736 Calories from Fat 591

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 86 g132.4%

Saturated Fat 15 g75.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 544.6 mg181.5%

Sodium 7328.1 mg305.3%

Total Carbohydrates 154 g51.3%

Dietary Fiber 24.3 g97.3%

Sugars 33 g

Protein 315 g629.2%

Vitamin A 1273.6% Vitamin C 404.3%

Calcium 120.2% Iron 130.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Poached Red Snapper Recipe