Halibut for Two in Basil-Mint Coconut Broth

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 507.5
  • Total Fat: 14.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 96.7 mg
  • Sodium: 924.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.5 g
  • Protein: 63.7 g

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Number of Servings: 2


    1 leek, white and light green parts only, cleaned and thinly sliced into half moons
    1 carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks
    1 parsnip, peeled and cut into matchsticks
    sea slat and freshly ground pepper, to taste
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 cup reduced fat "lite" coconut milk
    1 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth
    2 sprigs fresh basil
    2 springs fresh mint
    1 lb. wild-caught halibut fillet, skin removed
    Fresh lime wedges to garnish


1. Coat a large skillet with spray and heat over medium heat. Add leek, carrot, and parsnip, and season with s & p.
Cook vegetables, stirring occasionally, until they begin to soften without turning brown, about 3 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook for 1 minute longer.
2. Stir in coconut milk, basil, broth and mint. Season both sides of halibut with s& p, and gently place in broth. Bring liquid to simmer, cover skillet leaving a bit of room for steam to escape, and cook fish till opaque in the middle, about 10 minutes.
3. Using a slotted spatula, gently remove fish to a plate and cover with aluminum foil to keep warm.
4. Increase heat under the skillet and boil liquid until slightly reduced, about 5 minutes. Taste and make any final adjustments to seasoning with s & p.
5. To serve, cut halibut into two pieces and place in two shallow bowls. divide broth and vegetables evenly into each bowl, discarding any herbs. serve with fresh lime wedges.

Serving Size: Serves 2

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LALASTRIVE.

TAGS:  Fish |

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