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Snapper Baked Alaska Recipe

Snapper Baked Alaska  
Delicate red snapper fish is toped with a creamy dijon mirangue and baked to golden perfection

1 Tablespoon butter
2 lbs red snapper fillets
White pepper
2 Egg whites
2 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 Tablespoon Dijon style mustard
1 Teaspoon dried tarragon
3 Tablespoons Fresh bread crumbs

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Spread butter into the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish. Arrange fish fillets in a single layer over the bottom of the pan, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.Bake for about 12 minutes in preheated oven. While the fish is baking, whip egg whites to stiff peaks and fold in parsley, mustard and tarragonSpread the egg white mixture evenly over the fish layer and sprinkle the fresh bread crumbs over the top.Return to the oven, and bake for about 6 more minutes, or until meringue is golden, and fish flakes with a fork.Makes 4 servings

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