Poached Snapper Recipe


Difficulty LevelBetter BuyHealth IndexHealthy


 Chablis/Other dry white wine1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Lemon1 , sliced
 Fresh parsley sprig6
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon (optional)
 Bay leaves2
 Red snapper1 1⁄2 Pound, dressed and with head intact (1 fish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 781 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.2%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 251.7 mg

Sodium 1520 mg63.3%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g13.9%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 135 g269.3%

Vitamin A 14.8% Vitamin C 91.7%

Calcium 36.2% Iron 27.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a fish poacher or large skillet combine Chablis, water, lemon slices, parsley, salt, peppercorns and bay leaves.
Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
Add snapper.
Cover; reduce heat.
Simmer for 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily.
To a serving plate remove snapper carefully.
Garnish with additional lemon slices.