Browning the nuts in a small amount of butter adds a rich flavor to this quick dish.Fish is high in omega-3 fatty acids and lean protein. Served over spinach, which is rich in heart-healthy folate, this dish packs a nutrient punch. A small side of whole grain rice is filled with fiber and will keep you full longer.

Susie Ott


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10 mins
11 mins
21 mins
4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1/3 cup spinach)


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  • Melt butter in large, heavy nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add nuts and 2 tablespoons lemon juice, and stir; cook 1 minute or until nuts are golden brown. Remove from pan and set aside.

  • Season fish with salt and pepper. Add 2 teaspoons oil to skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish; cook 2 minutes per side, until it flakes. Transfer to platter; place nuts on top of fish. Tent with foil to keep warm.

  • Wipe skillet clean with a paper towel. Warm remaining 1 teaspoon oil over medium heat. Add garlic and spinach; cook 5 minutes, stirring until spinach wilts. Add remaining lemon juice; cook 1 minute to blend flavors. Place spinach on serving platter; top with fillets. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts

239 calories; fat 12g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 5g; poly fat 3g; protein 27g; carbohydrates 8g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 61mg; iron 5mg; sodium 329mg; calcium 160mg.