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.
Healthy Recipes: Fish/Seafood
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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.
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.
Salmon is an easy fish to enjoy and most kids love the taste! Try to find wild salmon to be sure you’re getting the omega-3’s for heart health and to help improve your mood. If you prefer the traditional version of this dish, replace the salmon with a fresh tuna steak.
I wrote this recipe as a one of my ‘Cures for the Carboholic’ since it tastes rich but is actually low fat. Creamy dishes that are low in fat but high in protein are just the thing to keep you feeling full and stop you from reaching for the bread!
A perfect after-school meal for hungry kids. Clean-up is easy, then it’s time for homework!