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Spicy South Asian Roasted Fish

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 1 tablespoon sauce)
Even though salmon garners the most attention for omega-3 fats, one serving of this halibut entrée has about 0.6 grams, about half the amount of one's daily intake goal.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh lemongrass
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless halibut fillets

Nutrition Information

  • calories 213
  • caloriesfromfat 22 %
  • fat 5.3 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 1.3 g
  • polyfat 1.2 g
  • protein 35 g
  • carbohydrate 5 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 52 mg
  • iron 1.8 mg
  • sodium 710 mg
  • calcium 84 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.

  2. Combine first 7 ingredients in a food processor or blender; pulse 30 seconds or until well combined.

  3. Arrange fillets in a single layer in a 13 x 9–inch baking dish. Pour lemongrass mixture over fish; turn fillets to coat evenly. Bake at 425° for 13 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness. Serve sauce with fish.