Rating: 4 stars
7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

Grated lemon rind and juice lend tartness to the pesto that enhances the natural flavors of this simple grilled fish.

Recipe by Oxmoor House April 2009


Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary test

3 mins
8 mins
11 mins
4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 1 tablespoon pesto)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Prepare grill.

  • Place fillets on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle fish evenly with 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper. Cover and grill 4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.

  • While fish grills, combine 1/8 teaspoon salt, basil, and remaining 5 ingredients in a blender or food processor. Process until finely minced. Serve grilled fish over pesto.

Chef's Notes

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.


Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast

Nutrition Facts

283 calories; calories from fat 41%; fat 13g; saturated fat 2.6g; mono fat 6.3g; poly fat 2.3g; protein 38.7g; carbohydrates 1.4g; fiber 0.5g; cholesterol 59mg; iron 1.7mg; sodium 363mg; calcium 195mg.