Recipe By ADAMS8192
Published May 1st
Light and Spicy Fish
Prep 5m Cook 20m Additional - Ready In 25m
Servings 2 servings Calories 182.6

This recipe is easy to make and very healthy. You may substitute other firm fleshed fish such as ocean perch or grouper.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 (6 ounce) fillets red snapper
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup picante sauce
  • ½ lime, juiced

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place a sheet of aluminum foil onto a baking sheet, and grease lightly.
  2. 2 Place fillets onto the foil, and sprinkle with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Spoon picante sauce over fillets, and squeeze lime juice over the top. Bring the sides of the foil together, and fold the seam to seal in the fish.
  3. 3 Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 182.6
  • Carbohydrate 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol 61.7 mg
  • Fat 2.3 g
  • Fiber 1.2 g
  • Protein 34.7 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5 g
  • Sodium 340.8 mg
  • Sugar 1.8 g


  1. i just made this for dinner. i used perch and took advice from reviewers and added pat of butter to fish. i also drapped fish in 2 whole green onions topped w/ chopped onion then i seasoned fish w/ lemon pepper and garlic i then added about 1/4 teaspoon of lemon juic and then about - Read more ...
  2. I had to use flounder for this as it was the only fish I had on hand and it turned out marvelous!! It was sooooo easy! Thanks so much Matt I LOVE it low cal easy & healthy = 20 stars!!
  3. We're another Catholic family looking for good Lent recipes! I didn't have the lime on hand and I used my husband's homemade salsa in place of the picante sauce. We used ocean perch and my husband enjoyed it although he wants to try the red snapper next time. The kids didn't want to eat it - Read more ...
  4. This was super easy to make and tasted delicious! Being Catholic it is nice to have a little zest on Fish Fridays during Lent!
  5. This is an outstanding dish. I substituted ocean perch made it just as the recipe called for. I'm not much of a cook and was skeptical but it turned out delicious. It was also the first time I had ever tried to cook ocean perch. I teamed it with a baked potato and ate until - Read more ...
  6. This recipe was so quick and easy and my husband and I thought it was great! I used salmon filets instead of the red snapper and it went well with the flavors. A definite must-try.
  7. I thought this recipe was fabulous. I'm not a big fish fan but I was feeling adventurous so I gave it a try. I stuck to the recipe and WOW! This one's definitely a keeper.
  8. I must admit that when I read over the ingredients I was nervous about how it would come out. I used flounder because that is what I had on-hand and I have to admit is was great. So simple to prepare and cooks so quickly. Not to mention it was very tender. I can't wait - Read more ...
  9. Flavorful dish which was quick to make. I will cook this dish again in the near future.