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Tropical Fish Fillets Recipe
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Tropical Fish Fillets Recipe

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A hint of lime, cilantro, coriander, cumin seasons these fish fillets. Writes Adrene Schmidt of Waldersee, Manitoba, "My husband and I have four children and we all like fish. Sometimes you have to do a little something exotic with it to add some spice to life. This recipe does just that."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 orange roughy or red snapper fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 2 tablespoons sauce equals 170 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 215 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. Coat fish fillet with flour. In a large nonstick skillet, melt butter. Add fillets; cook over medium-high heat for 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, add the remaining ingredients; cook for 2-3 minutes or until heated through, stirring constantly. Serve over fillets. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tropical Fish Fillets in Light & Tasty December/January 2003, p56

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 2 tablespoons sauce equals 170 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 215 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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