• Exotic Arctic Char

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 306
    Total Fat 13.5 g
    Saturated Fat 2 g
    Sodium 658 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 6.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    Protein 34.5 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2
    Marinating Time 30 minutes to 12 hours

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Dried paprika 1 teaspoon
    Dried ginger 1 teaspoon
    Sugar 1 teaspoon
    Salt ½ teaspoon
    Fresh ground pepper ¼ teaspoon
    Olive oil 1 teaspoon
    Artic char filet (or salmon) ¾ pound (cut into 2 pieces)
    Rum small amount to drizzle over fish
    Lime ½ (sliced)
    Directions
    1. Mix together paprika through pepper in a small bowl.
    2. Coat baking dish with 1 teaspoon of oil. Place char filets skin-side down on the baking dish. Rub spice mixture onto char and then drizzle with the rum. Cover with plastic wrap and let marinate at room temperature for about 30 minutes, or place in the refrigerator and let marinate for up to 12 hours.
    3. Place artic char on grill or indoor grill pan coated with cooking spray. Grill for about 5 minutes on each side. Serve with sliced lime.

    Exchanges5 lean meats; 0.5 starches

    Side Suggestions: Coconut RiceAdd ¾ cup coconut milk and ¾ cup water to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, add ¾ cup basmati rice, and reduce heat to low. Simmer with cover on for about 15 minutes, until most of the liquid is absorbed. Let stand for a few minutes before serving. For an even creamier taste, mix in some extra coconut milk to the finished rice.

    Side Suggestions: Grilled Tropical FruitSlice 1/3 of a pineapple and ½ a mango into long ½-inch thick strips. Grill for about 2 minutes on each side, until just warmed and lightly browned. (Use leftover fruit for fruit salad.)

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