Pan Fried Snapper Light Style

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Down home cooking, lightened up!


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup nonfat milk
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 2 Tbs vegetable oil
  • Vegetable oil spray
  • 1 1/4 lbs red snapper, (or any white fish fillet)
  • Lemon slices to garnish


  • Place flour, salt and pepper in a shallow dish. Place cornmeal and milk separately into 2 other small dishes.
  • Dip each snapper piece into the milk, the flour, the milk again, and finally the cornmeal.
  • Spray a nonstick skillet with vegetable oil spray. Place 1 Tbsp oil (15mL) in skillet and heat untill very hot. Lay 2 snapper pieces in the pan and cook for 5 minutes on each side, until the crust is light brown.
  • Remove fish and place on a platter, continue to cook remaining fillets, adding 1 Tbsp (15mL) more oil if needed to prevent sticking. Garnish with lemon slices.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 327
  Calories from Fat 86 (26%)
(15%)Total Fat 10g
(5%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(18%)Cholesterol 53mg
(17%)Sodium 400mg
(20%)Potassium 703mg
Total Carbohydrate 25g
(6%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(66%)Protein 33g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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