Fish in Cilantro Sauce

Fish as a regular part of the diet provides a fabulous balance for healthy heart health.

You'll Need
  • 2 pounds red snapper or similar fish
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup toasted almonds, ground
  • 2 Tablespoons lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt (and a pinch more for sprinkling on the fish)
  • 1 dash pepper
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • Thaw the fish fillets if frozen. When thawed cut into 8 fillets
  • Cook onion and garlic in hot oil until tender but not brown.
  • Add the almonds, lime juice, the ½ teaspoon of salt, and pepper.
  • Heat through.
  • In a well greased 13 X 9 X 2-inch baking dish, arrange the fish fillets and sprinkle lightly with salt.
  • Top with the onion mixture.
  • Sprinkle evenly with the cilantro, (or with parsley).
  • Bake, covered, in a preheated 350 degree F oven for about 35 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

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