Steamed Fish, Mediterranean Style Recipe

Steamed Fish, Mediterranean Style is a light and healthy dish that showcases the flavors of the Mediterranean region. The fish is delicately steamed to perfection, preserving its natural moisture and tenderness. It is then seasoned with a blend of Mediterranean herbs and spices, such as garlic, lemon, and oregano, which infuse the fish with a burst of fresh and vibrant flavors. This dish is not only delicious but also packed with nutrients, making it a perfect choice for a wholesome meal.

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Ingredients for Steamed Fish, Mediterranean Style Recipe

  • 0.17 Whole Fish, Cleaned And Scaled
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 0.17 Juice Lemon
  • 0.17 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • as needed Fresh Herbs, For Garnish

Directions: Steamed Fish, Mediterranean Style Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Prepare the fish by cleaning and scaling it. Make a few shallow cuts on both sides of the fish to allow the flavors to penetrate.
  • STEP 2.Season the fish with salt, pepper, minced garlic, lemon juice, and a sprinkle of dried oregano.
  • STEP 3.Place the fish on a steaming rack or a heatproof plate and steam it for about 10-15 minutes, or until the flesh is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.
  • STEP 4.Garnish the steamed fish with fresh herbs, such as parsley or basil, and serve it with a side of steamed vegetables or a Mediterranean salad.
  • STEP 5.Enjoy the light and flavorful Steamed Fish, Mediterranean Style!

Cooking Tips

  • Choose a fresh and firm fish, such as sea bass or red snapper, for the best results.
  • If you don't have a steamer, you can use a large pot with a steaming rack or a bamboo steamer.
  • To enhance the flavors, you can marinate the fish with the seasoning for 30 minutes before steaming.
  • Be careful not to overcook the fish, as it can become dry and lose its delicate texture.
  • Feel free to customize the seasoning by adding other Mediterranean herbs and spices, such as thyme or rosemary.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover steamed fish can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat the fish, steam it for a few minutes until warmed through, or gently heat it in a microwave.
  • Serve the steamed fish as a main course with a side of roasted potatoes or couscous for a complete Mediterranean-inspired meal.
  • Pair it with a crisp white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio, to complement the flavors.
Nutrition
value
195
calories per serving
5 g Fat24 g Protein6 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    5g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Carbs
    6g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    6g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    5g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    66mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    1093mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    58mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    2mcg
  • Vitamin C
    39mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    67mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    456mg
  • Selenium
    36mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp