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10 Super Seafood Feasts

Fish recipes good for your head and your heart

10 Great Fish Recipes: Bouillabaisse

Vegetable with fish bouillabaisse is a light and healthy dish. — Ocean/Corbis

Fish is a great addition to a healthy diet: It is is generally low in calories, and it's full of protein and a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help improve brain function and cardiovascular health. Many fish are nutrient-dense, and pairing them with fresh summer vegetables makes for a delicious and nutritious meal. Fish also cooks fairly quickly, allowing less time in front of the stove and more time enjoying the longer days of summertime.  Here are 10 great recipes for you to try:

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Halibut with Black Olive Butter Sauce

This recipe can be prepared in 30 minutes or less. The fish is exceptionally tender and moist due to the pressure steaming method. You can try this recipe with sea bass, salmon, or bluenose steaks instead of the halibut.

Per serving: 272 calories, 7g fat, 1g carbohydrates, 47g protein, 0g fiber

Gulf Coast Summer Bouillabaisse

This vegetable and fish bouillabaisse is a light, nutrient-rich dish, high in vitamin C and potassium and low in fat. There may seem to be many ingredients, but one trip to your favorite fishmonger, and another by the farmers market will have you set to go. Make this for a wholesome light supper, and be sure to make enough for leftovers the next day!

Per serving: 252 calories, 6g fat, 22g carbohydrates, 28g protein, 4g fiber

Mesquite Grilled Tuna with Flame Charred Tomato Salsa

This spicy and smoky recipe is inspired by the cuisine of northern Mexico. Mesquite wood chunks or chips are usually found wherever barbecue supplies are sold.

Per serving: 289 calories, 9g fat, 9g carbohydrates, 41g protein

South American Fishcakes

Try a new take on fish cakes with this authentic Brazilian recipe. You may want to cut the recipe in half since it yields quite a lot. Fish cakes are a versatile food that can be served in a salad, with noodles, vegetables, and sandwiches.

Per serving: 85 calories, 3g fat, 9g carbohydrates, 6g protein, 2g fiber

Monkfish Kebabs Marinated with Herbs and Yogurt

Looking for a fish recipe that makes you want to fire up the grill? You only need four ingredients for these delicious kebabs. While yogurt with fish may not seem intuitive, you'll be surprised at how the flavor pairing works while the yogurt tenderizes the sturdy fish. Serve with brown rice or lentils and spinach as sides.

Per serving: 157 calories, 6g fat, 0g fiber

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