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Caribbean Snapper with Green Sauce Recipe

Atkins Caribbean Snapper with Green Sauce
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Moderate
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  • 5 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 medium (approx 2-3/4" long, 2-1/2" dia) Green Sweet Pepper
  • 1 medium (approx 2-3/4" long, 2-1/2" dia) Sweet Red Peppers
  • 1/2 cup, chopped Onions
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 28 oz Snapper (Fish) (Mixed Species)
  • 1 cup Cilantro (Coriander)
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • 1 fruit (2" dia) Limes


  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil; set aside. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add chopped bell peppers and diced white onion; cook just until softened and lightly golden, about 5 minutes. Place fish on prepared baking sheet; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  3. Divide pepper mixture over fish. Bake until fish flakes easily when pierced with a fork, 10 to 12 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, process 4 tbsp olive oil, cilantro, chopped ginger, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and zest from the lime in a food processor or blender to a chunky puree.
  5. Transfer fish with vegetables to plates, top with sauce, and serve each fillet with a lime wedge.

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How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)