Monday, March 30, 2009

Another Healthy Recipe

My bloggy friend, Fancine is hosting a giveaway on her blog. To enter this giveaway, she has asked for a healthy recipe. She is getting ready to start a healthy blog and I can't wait to see it! I am all about keeping my family healthy! Anyway, I thought I would share one of my favorite healthy recipes here.

Costa Rican-style Snapper with Pineapple, Black Beans, and Rice
3/4 c uncooked long grain brown rice
4 Tbsp orange juice
2 Tbsp lime juice
2 Tbsp olive oil
4 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 pinch (about 1/16 tsp) sugar
4 snapper filets (I sometimes use talapia)
1 3/4 c medium salsa
1 can (14.5 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
2 c chopped pineapple
1. Preheat oven to 4ooF and cook rice according to package instructions.
2. In a large shallow bowl, combine orange juice, lime juice, olive oil, 2 tbsp cilantro, garlic, and sugar, plus salt and pepper to taste. Add snapper fillets and marinate for 15-20 minutes.
3. In a 3-quart baking dish, combine rice, salsa, beans, and 1 tbsp cilantro. Place snapper over mixture, overlapping fillets if necessary. Spoon remaining marinade over fish.
4. Bake uncovered until fish is cooked through and oaque, about 25-30 minutes. Sprinkle remaining cilantro on top and serve.
Makes 4 servings (about 466 calories, 10 g fat per serving)


pam said...

Looks like a great meal. I am going to have to check out the new blog.

A. K. said...

Looks mouthwatering. I so much miss home cooking. Tired of eating out!

Sarah said...

That looks yummy! Heading to the grocery store today, this may be on my list!

Heatherlyn said...

That looks VERY good!