Healthy Recipes: Fish/Seafood

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Chipotle Orange Shrimp

Chipotle Orange Shrimp

Summer BBQ, here we come! Orange is the perfect summer flavor and the Vitamin C protects your skin while you are grilling in the sun.

Salmon Cakes

Salmon Cakes

Serve salmon cakes on top of a lightly dressed mesclun or baby spinach salad. Sprinkle fresh chopped chives and enjoy as an alfresco lunch or the start to an elegant meal. Fish lovers will be hooked on this tasty preparation. A great way to use up leftover white wine and extra fresh herbs, these cakes also freeze beautifully.

Fish Fingers

Fish Fingers

I created this recipe since that little people will find fish more appealing! Many parents aren’t sure how to cook fish and this recipe not only makes it easy, but is a big hit with kids. I noticed that the frozen fish stick are usually loaded with trans-fat and other unwanted preservative – things that don’t help little bodies grow strong.

Parchment-Wrapped Fish

Parchment-Wrapped Fish

Parchment paper sounds fancy, but it’s really just paper you can use in baking. I use it to construct a little paper bag to make an ultra healthy, super fast fish bake that is a tradition in French cuisine. You can always use aluminum foil in its place, however fish always tastes better to me cooked in parchment.

Garden Veggie Bowl with Shrimp and Corn

Garden Veggie Bowl with Shrimp and Corn

Shrimp add flavor and low-fat protein to this easy veggie side dish. It’s a fast way to use up the best a summer vegetable garden has to offer. Enjoy a slice of cornbread or toast some whole wheat pita to make it a main course for two.

Lemon Pepper Shrimp

Lemon Pepper Shrimp

Homemade Chinese food can be so healthy if you cut back on the cooking oil. This dish is light and lovely, perfect to serve on top of some tender udon noodles or fluffy brown rice. I also recommend serving it on a bed of sautéed or grilled green onions.

Salmon Ceviche

Salmon Ceviche

Allow the mixture to marinate 30 minutes before serving, but not longer as the grapefruit will ‘overcook’ the fish. You will notice that the salmon will become more opaque as it marinates. I like to serve it in individual parfait glasses for an elegant presentation and garnish with the remaining tablespoon of cilantro and bits of zest. This dish pairs well with a chilled glass of Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand.

Salmon with Orange and Balsamic Glaze

Salmon with Orange and Balsamic Glaze

Orange and balsamic make a sweet and sour combo that is perfect with salmon. If you have a sensitive nose but still want to enjoy the health benefits of eating fish, citrus is always a good way to cut the strong sent of salmon.