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Snapper in Black Sauce

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars

"This is a baked fish recipe from Argentina that combines both the Spanish and Italian influences in that culture. You can also use striped bass."
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1 h 20 m servings 320
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Soak the porcini mushrooms in the water for 30 seconds. Drain, reserving the liquid, and chop.
  2. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large, oven-proof skillet over medium heat; cook and stir the onion and garlic in the hot oil until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the nutmeg, walnuts, bay leaf, mushrooms, and mushroom liquid; bring to a simmer and cook until the sauce reduces and darkens, 5 to 10 minutes. Press the snapper fillets into the flour and shake off the excess. Place the fillets into the pan and cover with the sauce.
  4. Place the skillet in the preheated oven and bake until the fish flakes easily with a fork, about 20 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 320 calories; 11.4 16.9 36.2 56 75 Full nutrition

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I just used normal mushrooms because I was trying to find a recipe to use up what I had in the fridge. Very tasty and easy to make.

Great dish!! Required a bit of salt, but overall, A+ Try with rice pilaf and steamed asparagus.

This is one of the best fish recipes I have ever tasted. Delicious!

Not a fan of the nutmeg.

Ehh, just okay. I made the recipe exactly as written, with the exception of substituting ground pecans for ground walnuts and lightening up a little on the nutmeg, since I use fresh-ground. The ...