Saturday, 10 November 2012

Golden Halibut Steaks

As the days grow colder and colder in Ontario, and the days start getting dark earlier I decided to do something a little different where I didn't have to go outside to the BBQ. As much as I LOVE seafood and fish, all of us never seem to eat enough of it. Which really is a shame. They are packed with omega 3 and are a very good source of lean protein. The recipe that I found was originally made for sea bass filets, however I decided to switch it to halibut steaks which turned out equally as amazing. This great recipe can become anybodies staple, weekly meal. It is quick, simple, tasty and ultimately; healthy. I added a horseradish mayo which really balanced out the full flavour of the halibut and really gave it some zip. The salad was a great blue cheese and vinaigrette salad which again balanced everything out. The garlic bread was a last minute addition. I have made it a couple times with a very special recipe of mine. I will post it eventually but not this time. The garlic bread was great but not fully necessary. There was more than enough fish to have a substantial meal with just it and the salad. All in all an incredible recipe and meal that I will be sure to make again. 








Golden Halibut Steaks

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mashed potato flakes
  • 1 envelope Italian salad dressing mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 2 pounds sea bass fillets or halibut steaks
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Paprika

Directions

  • In a shallow bowl, combine the potato flakes, dressing mix and
  • pepper. In another bowl, beat the egg. Dip fillets into egg, then
  • coat with potato flake mixture.
  • Place in a single layer in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan
  • coated with cooking spray. Drizzle with butter; sprinkle with
  • paprika.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 10-14 minutes or until fish flakes
  • easily with a fork. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutrition Facts: 3 ounces cooked fish equals 180 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 81 mg cholesterol, 451 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.


Herb Dipping Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, plus lemon wedges for serving
  • 2 teaspoons prepared white horseradish

Directions

  • In a small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, parsley, mustard, lemon juice, and horseradish; season with salt and pepper. Set in fridge until ready to serve. 


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