Grilled Lemon Basil Snapper Fillets

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grilled lemon basil snapper fillets

The lemon juice and basil take out the "fishy" taste to make this lovely and light fish dish that's ready in minutes.

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  • 4Servings

Ingredients

Marinade:

  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, minced
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Fish:

  • 4 (6-ounce) red snapper fillets, or other firm white fish fillets
  • Chives, chopped

Preparation

Marinade:

1. Combine basil, water, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, lemon rind, salt and pepper.

Fish:

1. Pour the marinade on top of the fish fillets. Let soak for 15 minutes.

2. Remove fish from the marinade and place fish on a heated, oiled grill rack. Grill 5 minutes on each side, or until the fish flakes easily when tested with a fork, basting frequently with remaining marinade.

3. Serve garnished with chopped chives. Serves 4.