Carrot Purée Snapper

In this unique fish dish, flakey snapper is paired with brightly colored fruits and veggies for a beautiful and wholesome dinner.

Serves: 4Prep: 20 minutesCook: 35 minutesTotal: 55 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 1⁄2 pounds snapper fillets
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 jar (16 oz.) salsa
  • 1 cup fresh mango, diced
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro
  • 1 bag (16 oz.) baby carrots, cut
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1⁄4 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 cup orange juice

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Season fish with ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper and place on baking sheet. Coat with salsa and bake 12-14 minutes, until internal temperature reaches 145°F.
  • Top cooked fish with mango and cilantro.
  • For carrot purée, heat oven to 450°F. In roasting pan, combine carrots, olive oil and cumin and bake 20 minutes, until brown.
  • In blender, combine and puree cooked carrots, orange juice and remaining salt.
  • Serve snapper over carrot purée.