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The Man's Guide to Cooking and Eating Fish

This lean and heart-healthy protein will help you get the body you want—guaranteed. Check out these easy recipes for trout, tuna, and snapper.

Red Snapper

Red snapper contains around 50% of the selenium — a detoxifying mineral — that our bodies need each day, plus a healthy dose of protein. “A three-ounce serving of red snapper has about 23 grams of protein,” White says, “and there is a lot of vitamin B12, which helps the body make blood cells and maintain a healthy nervous system.”


BROILED RED SNAPPER WITH WARM POTATO SALAD

Ingredients:

  • 7 oz baby confetti potatoes, diced
  • ¼ tbsp non-salt butter
  • ½ tbsp lime juice
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • Pinch garlic powder
  • Pinch coriander
  • 1 red snapper fillet
  • ½ cup scallions, chopped
  • ¼ cup celery, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley
  • ½ tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

Make It:

  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan. Fill with cold water and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Melt butter in a separate saucepan. Stir in lime juice, salt, pepper, garlic, and coriander. Once incorporated, remove from heat and set aside.
  3. Place fillet on a baking sheet. Brush generously with lime mixture. Broil for 5-8 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  4. Once potatoes reach desired texture, drain water from saucepan and add scallions, celery, parsley, and olive oil. mix together, seasoning with salt and pepper.
  5. Remove fish from broiler, and serve with a side of the warm potato salad.


The Numbers: 383 Calories; 49g Protein; 32g Carbs; 6g Fats.

Pair It With the Perfect Wine: “Stay with Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc," says Roth. "I’d choose a sweeter and richer version from a hot climate, something with a bit more alcohol to stand up to those flavors and soften those spices.”

“Stay with
Pinot Grigio
or Sauvignon Blanc. I’d choose a sweeter and richer version from a hot climate, something with a bit more alcohol to stand up to those flavors and soften those spices.”

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