Mediterranean Grilled Snapper

Ripe olives add a Mediterranean touch to this herb-accented grilled fish recipe that’s perfect for a dinner for two!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

3/4
lb red snapper fillets, cut into 2 serving pieces
1
tablespoon olive oil
2
tablespoons lemon juice
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1
tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons chopped ripe olives
1/2
small zucchini, sliced (1/2 cup)
1/2
small tomato, chopped (1/4 cup)
  • 1 In 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, place fish. In small bowl, mix oil, lemon juice, basil, rosemary and garlic; pour over fish. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours to marinate.
  • 2 Remove fish from marinade; set aside. Pour marinade into 1-quart saucepan. Add olives, zucchini and tomato to marinade. Cook over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is crisp-tender.
  • 3 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Carefully brush grill rack with canola oil. Place fish, skin sides down, on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. Spoon tomato olive mixture over snapper.

Expert Tips

Olive oil is a good oil to use for savory recipes because it is high in monounsaturated fat, a good fat for your heart and your health.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.