Whole Red Snapper in Szechuan Hot Sauce Recipe

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Whole Red Snapper in Szechuan Hot Sauce
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  1. Rub the fish with soy sauce and dry wine mixture.
  2. Let the fish fillets marinated in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet, saute the fish fillets for about 3 minutes on each side.
  4. Remove the fillets, add garlic, green onion, ginger, chili bean sauce, tomato paste, sugar, vinegar and water.
  5. Bring the mixture to a boil before adding the fish fillets back to the skillet.
  6. Braise the fish in the sauce for about 4 to 5 minutes.
  7. Mix the cornstarch with 2 tsp of water, stir in the sauce and cook for another minute.
  8. Sprinkle with sesame oil (optional) and serve immediately with steamed rice and your favorite steamed vegetables.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 280.85 Kcal (1176 kJ)
Calories from fat 196.64 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.85g 34%
Cholesterol 10.48mg 3%
Sodium 1295.76mg 54%
Potassium 268.69mg 6%
Total Carbs 13.19g 4%
Sugars 4.61g 18%
Dietary Fiber 0.89g 4%
Protein 7.64g 15%
Vitamin C 5.6mg 9%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 35.8mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 152.46 Kcal (638 kJ)
Calories from fat 106.74 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.86g 34%
Cholesterol 5.69mg 3%
Sodium 703.41mg 54%
Potassium 145.86mg 6%
Total Carbs 7.16g 4%
Sugars 2.5g 18%
Dietary Fiber 0.48g 4%
Protein 4.15g 15%
Vitamin C 3.1mg 9%
Iron 0.4mg 4%
Calcium 19.5mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.3
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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