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Best Low-Calorie Fish Recipes

Whether you like fish or not, one thing is certain: it is one of the world’s healthiest ingredients, providing hundreds of health benefits for your skin, body, and mind, among other things. In addition to being lightweight and easy to digest, fish meat is packed with nutrients that can help you improve your overall health and strength.

Many countries, unfortunately, continue to underestimate the nutritional value of fish. However, if you want to maintain a healthy weight, improve your overall health, and even lose a few pounds, you must include fish dishes in your diet as frequently as possible. The following are some delicious and simple-to-prepare foods that are under 300 calories and are ideal for a light lunch or evening meal.

Grilled sardines

In fact, you won’t even need your sharp fishing knife for this delectable and straightforward recipe. Just choose the freshest sardines available on the market and marinate them for half an hour in a mixture of freshly ground pepper, sea salt, lemon juice, and fresh herbs. Instead of regular black pepper, we recommend using oregano, fresh rosemary, and thyme, as well as mosaic pepper, in place of the regular black pepper.

Place the fish and the sauce in a sealable plastic bag and shake vigorously for one minute to combine the flavors. Toss the ingredients together and let them sit for 30 minutes before putting them on the grill. Grill the fish for a few minutes on each side, then serve it with additional lemon juice, crunchy bread slices, and a light salad of arugula, lettuce, and cherry tomatoes.

 

Hot and sour fish soup

Despite the fact that many people avoid fish soup, it can be a delicious meal if it is prepared properly. The preparation of fish soup or broth is common to all cultures in some form or another, but the methods of preparation and the ingredients used vary from one region to the next.

The Asian version is characterized by a sour and slightly spicy flavor, whereas Mediterranean soups are lighter and primarily salted in flavor.

You’ll need the following ingredients to make this version of the Asian hot and sour fish soup: skinless white fish cut into chunks (preferably two or three different types of fish), soy sauce, lemongrass, spring onions, chilli, ginger, rice vinegar, fish sauce, light chicken stock, and rice noodles.

We guarantee that the end result will be delicious, despite the fact that the cooking process is quite simple. Place the spring onions, lemongrass, ginger, chili, and stock in a large saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, for about five minutes. After that, you can add the fish, vinegar, and soy sauce and continue to cook for another two minutes on low heat. Toss in the spinach and fish sauce, and adjust the seasoning to your liking by adding more soy sauce or vinegar, if desired. Depending on your preferences, you can serve the soup with noodles or simply with bread.

The fact that it is light and simple to prepare is something we appreciate about the dish. The high intake of fish provides a significant source of protein, while the addition of ginger and spring onions will help to strengthen your immune system.

Smoked salmon salad

Prepare your most dependable fish skinner so you can make delectable salmon fillets for your family and friends. If you have access to a dry smoker, you can make your own smoked salmon, or you can purchase it from your local supermarket, fish market, or organic food store.

There aren’t many cooking skills required to make this salad, and the best part is that you can customize it to your liking by using the ingredients that you enjoy the most. Make sure to use high-quality fish and avoid using too many sauces if you want to keep it light and under 300 calories.

In a large mixing bowl, combine a 13-cup portion of smoked salmon with fresh lettuce, spring onions, cherry tomatoes, one large avocado, corn, feta cheese, or any other vegetables that you enjoy.

If avocados aren’t your thing, you can substitute your favorite combination of seeds, such as chia seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, and pumpkin seeds. Season it with freshly ground pepper, sea salt, oregano, lemon juice or balsamic vinegar, and a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, if you want it to be more substantial. If you choose to use seeds or avocado, we recommend that you reduce the amount of olive oil you use because these ingredients are already high in fat and high in calories.