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Spanish-Style Halibut

Smoked paprika contrasts nicely with the sweet halibut. If you can't find fresh halibut fillets, substitute snapper or another firm white fish. Plate with herbed Israeli couscous.

Cooking Light JULY 2007

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1/2 cup spinach mixture)

Ingredients

  • 1 slice applewood-smoked bacon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless halibut fillets
  • 2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
  • 1 (6-ounce) package fresh baby spinach

Preparation

Cook the bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, and crumble. Set aside.

Combine 1/2 teaspoon salt, smoked paprika, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper in a small bowl. Sprinkle spice mixture evenly over fish. Add fish to drippings in pan, and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness. Remove fish from pan, and keep warm.

Add 2 teaspoons garlic to pan, and cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently. Stir in bacon. Add spinach to pan, and cook for 1 minute or until the spinach begins to wilt. Serve with fish.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 214
  • Calories from fat: 21%
  • Fat: 5.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Protein: 37.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 2.4g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Cholesterol: 57mg
  • Iron: 2.9mg
  • Sodium: 475mg
  • Calcium: 124mg
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