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Salt-Crusted Snapper With Blood Orange and Bay

 
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
This recipe is suitable for a paleo diet.paleo
This recipe is suitable for a primal diet.primal
This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $14.47 One serving costs about $14.47 One serving costs about $14.47

$14.47 per serving

1 people like this recipe

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This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

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spoonacular Score:83%

Spoonacular Score: 83%

 

If you have approximately approximately 45 minutes to spend in the kitchen, Salt-Crusted Snapper With Blood Orange and Bay might be an amazing gluten free, dairy free, paleolithic, and primal recipe to try. This main course has 558 calories, 101g of protein, and 13g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 2 and costs $14.47 per serving. 1 person has made this recipe and would make it again. It is brought to you by Foodista. Head to the store and pick up a snapper, olive oil, blood orange, and a few other things to make it today. With a spoonacular score of 84%, this dish is super. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Salt Crusted Whole Fish With Blood Oranges, Sea Salt-Crusted Pink Snapper with Ice Wine Nage, and Pistachio-Crusted Halibut with Blood Orange Sauce.

Pinot Grigio, Gruener Veltliner, and Pinot Noir are great choices for Snapper. Fish is as diverse as wine, so it's hard to pick wines that go with every fish. A crisp white wine, such as a pinot grigio or Grüner Veltliner, will suit any delicately flavored white fish. Meaty, strongly flavored fish such as salmon and tuna can even handle a light red wine, such as a pinot noir. The Loveblock Pinot Gris with a 4.2 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 18 dollars per bottle.

Loveblock Pinot Gris

Loveblock Pinot Gris is a pale golden with hints of green. The 2013 vintage is a dry style with floral aromas and a hint of ripe pineapple. The palate reveals poached pear and blood orange, and finishes with a touch of citrus, good texture and rich mouth feel.

» Get this wine on Wine.com

Ingredients

Servings:
2 lb
2 lb red whole snapper
red whole snapper
some
some olive oil
olive oil
7 lb
7 lb coarse sea salt
coarse sea salt
5
5  egg whites
egg whites
1
1  blood orange
blood orange
5
5  bay leaves
bay leaves
2 lb red whole snapper
2 lb
red whole snapper
some olive oil
some
olive oil
7 lb coarse sea salt
7 lb
coarse sea salt
5  egg whites
5
egg whites
1  blood orange
1
blood orange
5  bay leaves
5
bay leaves

Equipment

bowl
bowl
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

NOTES: Serves 2. This will work with any kind of fish, any kind of citrus, and any kind of herb. Use your favourites. Mix the salt and the egg whites in a large bowl. Rub the fish with olive oil and stuff it with the orange slices and bay leaves. Use a third of the salt to make a bed for the fish on a half-sheet pan. Lay the fish on this bed, and use the rest of the salt to completely encase the fish. Cook the fish in a 350 F oven for half an hour. Remove crust along the length of the fish and carefully pull off the skin. Remove the top fillet in one piece. Carefully pull the spine out and scoop the second fillet out, leaving the skin behind.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $14.47
Ingredient
2 pounds red whole snapper
some olive oil
7 pounds coarse sea salt
5 egg whites
1 blood orange
5 bay leaves
Price
$14.09
$0.17
$13.61
$0.91
$0.06
$0.10
$28.93

Tips

Health Tips

  • Sea salt is not healthier than table salt, contrary to what you may have heard. Sea salt is usually 97.5% sodium chloride (same as regular old table salt) and the minerals accounting for the rest are too insignificant to make a difference?unless you plan on consuming sea salt by the pound, in which case the health benefits from the minerals will definitely be outweighed by the negative effects of all the sodium you are consuming!

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

Price Tips

  • Sea salt can add a unique texture or provide bursts of salty goodness, but ONLY when it isn't being dissolved. So if you have expensive sea salt, save it for sprinkling on salads or dark chocolate cookies, don't try to use it in your pasta sauce or soup. Once sea salt dissolves, the flavor is indistinguishable from table salt from the shaker (after all, they are chemically the same thing, sodium chloride).

Cooking Tips

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • Don't waste any egg yolks or egg whites left over from separating eggs. Both can be frozen and used later (ice cube trays come in handy here!)

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
558 Calories
101g Protein
13g Total Fat
1g Carbs
84% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
558
28%

Fat
13g
20%

  Saturated Fat
2g
14%

Carbohydrates
1g
1%

  Sugar
1g
1%

Cholesterol
167mg
56%

Sodium
615726mg
26771%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
101g
203%

Vitamin D
46µg
308%

Selenium
189µg
271%

Vitamin B12
13µg
228%

Vitamin B6
1mg
91%

Phosphorus
910mg
91%

Manganese
1mg
84%

Potassium
2153mg
62%

Calcium
536mg
54%

Magnesium
170mg
43%

Vitamin E
5mg
36%

Vitamin B5
3mg
36%

Iron
6mg
35%

Copper
0.62mg
31%

Zinc
3mg
22%

Vitamin B2
0.35mg
20%

Vitamin B1
0.22mg
14%

Vitamin C
10mg
13%

Vitamin A
510IU
10%

Folate
28µg
7%

Vitamin B3
1mg
7%

Vitamin K
4µg
4%

covered percent of daily need

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