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Onaga with Cilantro-Lime Sauce
Onaga is the Hawaiian name for Red Snapper
2 Tbsp butter
2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
2 lbs. red snapper fillets (or firm white fish)
1 cup Cilantro-Lime Sauce (recipe follows)
1 Sweet Maui (Walla-Walla or Vidalia) onion
Cilantro sprigs
1 lemon and 1 lime, sliced lenghtwise


Melt butter in skillet, preferably cast iron, and add garlic and fish. Saute until fish flakes when tested with a fork. Do not overcook. Place fish on warmed serving platter. Pour Cilantro-Lime Sauce over fish, or serve sauce in separate bowl. Garnish with onion slices, cilantro sprigs and lemon and lime slices.

1/4 lb (1 stick)butter
1 cup chopped Sweet Maui (Walla-Walla or Vidalia) onion
3 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1/4 white Wine Worcestershire Sauce
Dash of Tabasco or Chili Pepper Water
2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
Melt butter, add all ingredients, simmer for a few minutes over medium-high heat. Remove to a blender or food processor and process until smooth. Serve hot.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes Serves: 4-6
Recipe Origin: United States
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United States
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