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Red Snapper with Basil Sauce

Prep Time

10 minutes

Prep Notes


Cooking Time

15 minutes


4 servings


4 oz coconut milk
3 cloves garlic
1/2 cup tightly packed basil leaves
Sea salt
2 tbsps olive oil
4 4-oz red snapper fillets
8-10 kale leaves, thinly sliced


  1. Heat garlic on a pan just until lightly browned.
  2. Transfer to a blender, add coconut milk, basil and a pinch of salt, and puree until smooth.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet and fry fish for 3 minutes on each side.
  4. Transfer fish to a plate.
  5. Wipe out the skillet, add 1 tablespoon olive oil, and heat again.
  6. Add kale and a pinch of salt, stirring for 2-3 minutes, until kale is limp and bright green.
  7. Layer the kale on a plate and place fish on top.
  8. Spoon sauce over fish.