Broiled Red Snapper with Ginger-Lime Butter

Enjoy snapper season with this delish dish!
recipe for Broiled Red Snapper

Broiled Red Snapper with Ginger-Lime Butter

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon minced seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon bottled fresh ground ginger (such as Spice World)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 4 (6-ounce) red snapper or other firm white fish fillets
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • Lime wedges (optional)

Directions

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Stir in 1/4-teaspoon salt. Cover and chill.
  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Sprinkle both sides of fish with the remaining 1/2-teaspoon salt and black pepper.
  5. Coat pan with cooking spray.
  6. Add fish to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily
  7. Place 1 fillet on each of 4 plates, and top each serving with 1 1/2 teaspoons butter mixture.
  8. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.