Fish recipes: here are some to try immediately

Fish recipes: here are some to try immediately

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Original, delicious and, above all, easy to cook fish recipes . We are proposing to you some, which will ensure you all the benefits of a prince of healthy eating . Tasty but at the same time simple dishes that will fill you with antioxidants and energy, without weighing you down.

Fish recipes, nutritional properties

Fish recipes have important nutritional properties:

The fish is a source of proteins of high biological value. Those that contain, that is, all the essential amino acids, which your body does not produce on its own but must derive from nutrition and which are fundamental for the development of your cells.

It is rich in omega 3 , very precious for the body because they counteract free radicals , prevent cardiovascular diseases and act as powerful antioxidants.

It also provides vitamins ,  in particular those of group B  (mussels mainly contain B1, B2 and B12) but also  vitamin A  (present in mussels, but also in prawns). Therefore, the recipes you find below are also formidable  allies for healthy skin and eyes.

Both fish and shellfish contain many mineral salts , especially  phosphorus, zinc, calcium, potassium and iron , which make  these recipes excellent for fatigue, stress and a bad mood . Moreover, if the tastes in summer or when it is very hot, they are  a natural antidote to exhaustion .

Fish recipes, easy and delicious

These fish recipes are also excellent for varying your diet , because they are balanced, healthy and low in fat . In the list below you will find a bit of everything: from appetizers like swordfish tartare or prawns with avocado cream, to the first classics like spaghetti with clams, passing through light fish dishes and unique dishes such as the soup of fish. Many original fish recipes to make up for the lack of ideas: have fun trying them all!

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Discover quick and easy fish recipes

1 – Spaghetti with prawns

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Calories per Person 500
Total Calories         500

Ingredients for 1 person:

4 scampi
70 g of spaghetti
1 celery stick
1 carrot
garlic, 2 cloves
1 tablespoon of tomato paste
2 tablespoons of peeled tomatoes
1 tablespoon of white vineger
1/2 onion
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
Salt to taste
pepper as needed
parsley to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

Clean the scampi, privates of the head and carapace, cut them on the back and remove the gut.

In a pan heat 1 tablespoon of oil with a clove of garlic, add the coarsely chopped celery and carrot, the legs of the parsley and the onion.

Brown the vegetables, add the scampi scraps, toast them for a few minutes, blend with the white wine, let it evaporate and add cold water to cover.

Add a tablespoon of tomato paste and cook it skimming from time to time.

When the comic book has shrunk, pass it through a sieve by pressing on the shells.

In another pan, brown a clove of garlic in the oil, add the pulp of the prawns, cook them for just a minute and set them aside. In the same pan put the peeled tomatoes cut into fillets, the chopped parsley and the salt, stretch a little at a time with the comic strip and, after about 20 minutes, add the prawns and pepper.

Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti and add them to the sauce, stir in and add the chopped parsley.

2 – Shrimp with avocado cream with lime and chives

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Calories per Person 147
Total Calories         590

Ingredients for 4 people:

300 g of shrimp
1 avocado
½ lime, the juice
a teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil
Salt to taste
pepper as needed
chives to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

Start cleaning the shrimp: remove the head, carapace and legs while leaving the tail attached. Cut the back of each shrimp with a smooth blade to extract the intestine more easily (the black thread).

Heat a pot of water and, when it boils, dip the prawns for about 15-20 seconds, then drain and season them with a teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil.

Take the pulp out of the avocado and immediately sprinkle it with lime juice so that it does not become black.

Blend the pulp of the avocado with the lime juice, salt, pepper and chives previously chopped up to obtain a smooth and homogeneous cream, free of lumps.

Serve the shrimps in a glass or in small bowls, accompanying them with the avocado and lime cream.

3 – Salmon tartare with cold celery soup

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Calories per Person 385
Total Calories         1540

Ingredients for 4 people :

600 g of fresh salmon
2 green apples (Granny Smith) + 8 slices of apple to decorate
2 ribs of green celery
1 untreated lemon plus the juice and rind of 1/2 lemon
4 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil
a bunch of chives
Salt to taste
pepper as needed

INSTRUCTIONS

Remove the skin and thorns from the salmon.

Prepare a tartare by beating the salmon with a knife, add salt and pepper, oil, the grated rind of 1/2 lemon and finally the finely chopped chives (keep a few stems for garnish).

Mix everything well and refrigerate.

Prepare the soup by placing the diced apples without peel, the chopped celery and the juice of half a lemon in a blender.

Place a pasta bowl on an individual plate, place a little tartar inside, remove the pasta bowl, then pour the soup around it, add salt and garnish with two slices of apple and the chives.

4 – Crab rolls and vegetables

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Calories per Person 170
Total Calories         680

Ingredients for 4 people (8 rolls):

8 sheets of rice paper
1 bunch of chopped spring onions
1 cm of fresh grated ginger
garlic, a chopped clove
a chopped red pepper
a tablespoon of chopped coriander
fresh chopped mint, 1 tsp
1 cucumber cut into julienne strips
2 small carrots cut into julienne strips
250 g of canned crab meat
1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon of fish sauce (nuoc-nam)

INSTRUCTIONS

Mix together the grated ginger, chopped spring onions, garlic, chilli, mint, coriander, cucumber, carrots, oil and fish sauce in a bowl.

Combine the crab meat and work the dough well with your hands.

Soften the sheets of rice paper in a container of hot water, soaking them one at a time and leaving them to soak for 20/30 seconds each.

Spread the sheets of rice paper on a flat surface, place a spoonful of filling in the lower half of each sheet, cover the filling with paper, fold the right and left sides towards the center and roll up and down.

Seal the rolls, brushing them with a little water, place them on a plate and leave them in the fridge for about 15 minutes.

Bring to the table.

5 – Crab meat and coriander balls

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Calories per Person 315
Total Calories         630

Ingredients for 6 meatballs:

120 g of crab the pulp
70 g of bread crumbs
10 g of flour
2 small onions
1 tablespoon and 1/2 of vegetable oil
chopped coriander, 1 tsp
a small potato
an egg
the juice and grated rind of 1/2 lemon

INSTRUCTIONS

Boil the potato, then peel it and purée it. Grate the onions. Whisk the egg in a bowl.

In another bowl mix the crabmeat, the coriander, the onions, the lemon rind and juice,

the potato puree, a pinch of salt and half the beaten egg.

Shape 6 meatballs, pass them first in the flour, then in the rest of the beaten egg and finally in the breadcrumbs.

Heat the vegetable oil in the non-stick pan and brown the meatballs for 10 minutes turning them 1 or 2 times. Drain the crab meatballs on absorbent paper before serving.

6 – Fish recipes: grilled tuna

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Calories per Person 340
Total Calories         680

Ingredients for 2 people:

300 g of fresh tuna
1 clove of garlic
2 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons of white vineger
parsley to taste
the rind of organic 1/2 lemon
Salt to taste
pepper as needed

INSTRUCTIONS

Marinate the tuna steaks in a bowl with the oil, the lemon zest, the chopped parsley, salt, pepper, peeled and chopped garlic and white vineger.

Leave to marinate for about 20-30 minutes in a cool place.

Heat a non-stick pan, when it is very hot, add the tuna together with the marinade, cook for 2-3 minutes per side, so that the inside is preserved pink.

Serve hot.

7 – Sea bream in foil

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Calories per Person 250
Total Calories         1000

Ingredients for 2 people:

2 sea bream about 400 g each, gutted
1 clove of garlic
parsley to taste
40 ml of wine
1 lemon
Salt to taste
pepper as needed

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees.

Wash the sea bream and tampon with absorbent paper. Arrange them on large sheets of parchment paper together with slices of lemon, which will serve to perfume them.

Finely chop the parsley and cut and chop the garlic after peeling it.

Sprinkle the sea bass with garlic and chopped parsley, oil and salt, even inside the cavity. Also put a few more slices of lemon into the cavity.

Sprinkle everything with white wine and close the sheets of parchment paper with a “caramel” so that the sea bass is well closed inside. Bake and cook for 20 minutes.

Slightly open the parcel of parchment paper and continue cooking for another 5 minutes, so that excess liquids dry out. Serve the sea bream to the foil immediately.

8 – Catalan shrimp salad

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Calories per Person 210
Total Calories         840

Ingredients for 4 people:

16 prawns (fresh or frozen)
500 g of cherry tomatoes
20 black olives
120 g of mixed salad
1 fennel
stalk of celery
Red onion
lemon
clove of garlic
4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
Salt to taste
pepper as needed
balsamic vinegar to taste
parsley to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

Clean the prawns, remove the heads, boil the water with the garlic clove, the celery leaves, the parsley, half an onion and the lemon, then boil the prawns for 3/4 minutes, dry them, deprive them of the carapace and intestinal gut.

Clean and wash the vegetables: cut the salad, reduce the fennel and the celery into very thin slices, the onion and olives in slices, the cherry tomatoes into wedges.

Put everything in a salad bowl, season with salt, pepper, balsamic vinegar (just a few drops) and oil, add the prawns, stir, cook for a few minutes and serve.

9 – Sesame-crusted tuna steak

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Calories per Person 300
Total Calories         1200

Ingredients for 4 people:

4 tuna fillets
2 tablespoons of white wine
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
50 g of sesame seeds
Salt to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

Wash the tuna fillets with water and white wine, then blot with absorbent paper and add a little oil.

Put the sesame seeds on a plate and use them to cover the tuna fillets on each side.

Heat a cast iron griddle with a smooth surface sprinkled with very little oil and cook the fillets for about a minute per side, so that they remain pink on the inside.

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