Clean Eating Seafood and Fish Recipes

Fish is a fantastic, low fat, high protein, health-busting option for meals, and it fits perfectly into a healthy diet.  By choosing fish over meat, you leave out saturated fat, which clogs arteries.  Eating seafood also means you dodge other high sodium and health damaging perservatives that can be found in processed meat, such as bacon, ham, sausage etc.  Fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids such as salmon, help our bodies to fight against cardiovascular diseases, many types of cancer, dementia amongst other illnesses.  It is also high in vitamins B and D, and selenium.

Try out this is a fantastic combination; barbecued sardines and tomato bread recipe here

Here is a collection of my fish recipes:-

Omega 3-Rich Fish - Great for your Heart, Joints and your Memory

Omega-3s lower the risk of heart disease, improve arthritis, and could help with memory loss. Omega-3s are most prevalent in fatty, cold-water fish: salmon, herring, oysters, sardines, and mackerel.  Here is a tasty recipe to help you make sure you include omega-3 in your diet; my oyster video serving suggestion plus how to eat an oyster:-

Ingredients: Fresh oysters, freshly squeezed lemon juice, tabasco sauce.
Cold water fish, such as cod, is very protein-rich, which is fantastic new for people looking to improve their cardiovascular health.  It has been proven, in scientific research, that people who eat fish regularly have a lower risk of heart attacks and heart disease than those who do not.

Try out this Bacalhau com Natas (Portuguese Creamy Cod Bake):-

500g cod
750g potatoes
2 red onions
bread (hard)
olive oil
black olives
4 egg whites

This is my gluten-free recipe for delicious fish n chips:-

Ingredients: around 660g monkfish tail, maris piper potatoes, cooking oil, corn meal, gluten-free flour, sparkling water, 1tsp bicarbonate of soda, tartare sauce.

Cod Fillets with Vegetables in Foil:-

4 Cod fillets
2 carrots
1 orange
1 Courgette zucchini
Lemon zest
1 Pepper
Fresh parsley or fresh mint
Sea salt and pepper
Olive oil

Prawns generally inhabit oceans, and they live up to 50m depth.  They are found in most countries and cuisines around the world.  The same as the other fish mentioned in this post, they are high in protein, low in calories and fat.  However, they are, unlike the above-mentioned fish, high in cholesterol, but they are high in the 'good' cholesterol, and they lower the 'bad' cholesterol in our bodies.

Prawns are quick and easy to cook, as they don't need much time or oil until they are ready to eat.  Prawns are an excellent source of calcium.  
Try out this prawn cocktail recipe:-

Lighter than light Hellman's mayonnaise
Lemon juice

Stir Fried Prawns with Pineapple Low Fat Healthy Recipe:-

Delicious for lunches or evening meals.

Ingredients: 100g raw prawns, 1 pineapple (fresh or tinned), 4x spring onions, 200g bean sprouts, 1 red pepper, 2 garlic cloves, half a lime, sesame seeds, 1 tablespoon of honey, one tablespoon of nut oil, 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of chilli flakes (or as much or as little as you want), salt and pepper to taste.

Why not barbecue your fish?!  It gives the flesh of the fish a delicious and chargrilled flavour! Have a butcher's at this barbecued squid video:-

And also this black seabream barbecue method:-

Tinned tuna is a fantastic and cheap option for a main meal.  It too is high in protein, vitamin E, niacin, potassium, iron and selenium, but it has been reported to contain trace elements of mercury - an element which has an adverse effect on our brain function and nervous system.  This is why it is recommended to consume no more than 2 tins of tuna per week.  Pregnant women ought to consult their doctor before eating canned tuna.

Tuna Patties / Tuna Fish Cakes:-

2 cans of tuna
1 small onion
1 lemon for the zest
1 tea spoon of olive oil if your tuna came in water. If it came in oil, leave this out.
1 tbsp fresh parsley
Sprinkling of salt
Dash of pepper
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
1 tbsp of water
1 bread roll (half a cup of bread or 45g)

Dont forget out to check out my delicious Clean Eating Fish & Prawn Stew Healthy Recipe with Fennel:-

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