Barbecued whole snapper with lime and chili
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Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 80
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Total Carbohydrates 10g
Dietary Fiber 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
- 1.5kg whole snapper
- 1 stick lemongrass, trimmed, halved, cut into 5cm lengths
- 4 garlic cloves, bruised
- 6 kaffir lime leaves, torn
- Fresh coriander sprigs, sliced green onion, steamed jasmine rice and lime wedges, to serve
- Salt, to season
- 1/2 cup sweet chili sauce
- 1/2 cup lime juice
- 1 teaspoon caster sugar
- 1/3 cup light soy sauce
- 2cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely grated
- 1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
- 2 tablespoons peanut oil
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
- 1. Preheat a barbecue to medium-high with hood closed. Rinse fish inside and out under cold running water. Pat dry with paper towel. Make 3 shallow cuts, 1cm-deep, in thickest part of each side of fish.
- 2. Place a large sheet of baking paper on top of a large sheet of foil on a flat surface. Place fish in centre of paper. Fill cavity with lemongrass, garlic and lime leaves. Season fish with salt and pepper. Fold up baking paper and foil to enclose fish, scrunching to secure foil.
- 3. Barbecue the snapper, with the hood closed, for 30 to 35 minutes, turning halfway, or until cooked through.
- 4. Meanwhile, make dressing: Combine sweet chili sauce, lime juice, sugar, soy sauce, ginger, fish sauce, oil and coriander in a jug.
- 5. Unwrap fish and carefully transfer to a serving plate. Drizzle with dressing. Top with coriander sprigs and green onion. Serve with lime wedges and rice.
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