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Fast 'n Healthy Fish for Dinner

Created January 10, 2017
Lemon-Pepper Fish Fillet Sandwiches
Fish recipes, using salmon, tuna, tilapia and other varieties, added to the dinner repertoire once or twice a week just makes sense. There’s lots of what’s good for you and little that’s not! What’s more these easy dinners get to the table fast as fish takes little time to cook to perfection. Check out these top-rated quick and easy ideas for healthy dinners any night of the week.

Containing lots of what’s good for you and little that’s not, fish for dinner once or twice a week just makes sense. 

  • Fish has a lot going for it. It's healthful, flavorful, versatile and available almost everywhere. Nutrition-wise, fish is loaded with high-quality protein and is low in fat, saturated fat, cholesterol and calories. 
  • Fish is so quick and easy to prepare. Cook by broiling, baking, steaming, stir-frying, poaching, grilling, microwaving, sautéing. Our recipes will please the most finicky eater. 
  • Cook fish fast and hot. The general rule is to allow 10 minutes for each inch of its thickness. Fish should be cooked to an internal temperature of 145°F. It’s done when you poke it with a fork and it flakes easily. 
  • When lean and healthy is your goal, depend on orange roughy, red snapper and cod as they’re types of lean fish with less than 2.5 percent fat. They all have a mild flavor, too.
  • Look for specials on canned tuna or salmon. Look for plenty of fast and easy recipes using those two cupboard staples.
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