Poor Man's Lobster

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 163.5
  • Total Fat: 7.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 32.6 mg
  • Sodium: 194.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 2.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 21.4 g

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Halibut Halibut
Number of Servings: 4


    1 lb of Halibut
    8 oz of Diet Sprite zero
    6 tsp of Splenda
    2 Tbsp of Nu-Salt
    4 cups of water

    (Drawn Butter Sauce)
    4 Tbsp of Smart Balance Light
    Dash of salt
    1 teaspoon of garlic powder
    1 oz of lemon juice


Cut Halibut into 1" cubes, place them into a large mixing bowl and pour sprite zero over the halibut cubes. Let them marinate for 30 minutes.
Place 4 cups of water in to a large pot and bring to a boil. Add Nu-Salt and Splenda, stir to disolve. Add halibut to pot from mixing bowl, let cook for 5-6 minutes or until the halibut is floating on the top. Ready to serve with drawn butter sauce.

Place Smart balance in to a sauce pan and melt add lemon juice, salt, and garlic powder , stir to dissolve. Dip your halibut into the drawn butter and it will taste like lobster, The Poor Man's way.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CLARK4MAKK.

TAGS:  Fish |

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Why knock something if you've never tried it? Shut up._.; - 7/17/07

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    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This sounds gross, marinating fish in diet soda and then cooking it in splenda flavored water? Also, I think the first ingredient in Smart Balance Light is water...so when you heat it up (which the label says not to do) wouldn't the water and oil separate? EEW! - 3/21/07

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