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Red Snapper with Tomatoes and Olives

Atkins Red Snapper with Tomatoes and Olives
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 0 Minutes
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Moderate









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  • 8 each Kalamata Olives
  • 3 1/2 oz Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 2/3 tbsp, drained Capers
  • 1/2 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
  • 1 tbsp Sherry, Cooking Wine
  • 1/8 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 1/2 tsp Unsalted Butter Stick
  • 12 oz Snapper (Fish) (Mixed Species)
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper


  1. Cut the Kalamata olives in half lengthwise; set aside.  Cut the cherry tomatoes in half; set aside. Finely chop the garlic cloves; set aside.  Peel the onion cut only HALF of the onion into ¼-inch diced pieces; set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, add the onion and the olives.  Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes, or until the onion is translucent.
  3. Add the tomatoes, capers, garlic, red cooking wine and the red chili flakes. Bring the mixture to a boil and reduce the heat to medium.  Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, pat dry the red snapper with paper towels.  Season each fillet with ¼ teaspoon each of salt and pepper.  Heat another large sauté pan with the butter over medium-high heat.  Add the fillets and cook for 2 minutes on each side until lightly browned.
  5. Transfer the fish to the tomato mixture, cover again and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, just until the fish is cooked through.
  6. Place a red snapper fillet on each of two plates. Spoon the tomato mixture over the fish and enjoy.

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How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

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