Here's a classic New Orleans specialty that can be served chilled or at room temperature, because olive oil is used instead of butter. Add a crunchy salad for a satisfying supper.
Per serving: 423 calories, 27g fat, 4g carbohydrates, 41g protein, 2g fiber
Visually appealing and equally appetizing, this salad can be a light summer lunch or an impressive appetizer. Take the time to dice the vegetables into small and uniform cubes for the best presentation. Either basil or sherry vinaigrette finishes off the recipe.
Per serving: 176 calories, 8g fat, 4g carbohydrates, 21g protein, 1g fiber
This is a refreshing halibut dish with just a little bit of spicy bite. The halibut's flavor is neutral enough to provide a "blank slate" for the flavorful habaneros and cucumber-cilantro sauce.
Per serving: 457 calories, 31g fat, 8g carbohydrates, 37g protein, 2g fiber
Another great fish recipe for the grill, this dish carries earthy and umami flavors that pair well with the meaty swordfish. It's a good choice for a weekend, when you can devote appropriate prep time to marinating the fish for a few hours. For easier preparation, the sauce can be made up to four hours ahead and stored at room temperature.
Per serving: 353 calories, 25g fat, 2g carbohydrates, 28g protein, 0g fiber
You don't even have to turn on the oven for this dish. You may be skeptical, but fish cooks surprisingly well in the microwave, becoming tender, flaky and opaque in less than five minutes. Simple as can be, this is a great weeknight meal, easily prepared after a long day.
Per serving: 290 calories, 16g fat, 4g carbohydrates
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