Trout With Cilantro Butter
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories288Total Fat15 gSaturated Fat4 gSodium380 mgTotal Carbohydrate1 gDietary Fiber0 gProtein35 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresButter brought to room temperature2 teaspoonsCilantro, chopped1 tablespoonLemon zest¼ teaspoonSalt1/8 + 1/8 teaspoonGround cumin¼ teaspoonDash of cayenne pepper (optional)Trout filets2 (6-ounce)Cooking sprayFresh lemon juice2 teaspoons
  • Directions
  • Using a fork, combine butter, cilantro, lemon zest, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a small bowl until smooth. Set aside.
  • Sprinkle 1/8 teaspoon salt, cumin, and cayenne pepper over flesh side(s) of fish.
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet generously coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Cook fish (skin-side first, if applicable) 2-3 minutes on each side, until it flakes easily with a fork.
  • Plate fish, drizzle with lemon juice, top with cilantro butter, and serve.

  • Exchanges
    5 very-lean meats; 1 fat

    Side Suggestions: Sautéed Lemony Spinach
    Heat 2 teaspoons canola oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet or pot. Sauté 6 cups baby spinach about 3 minutes, until wilted. Drizzle with 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, and season with ¼ teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 61 calories; 4 g carbohydrate; 3 g protein; 5 g fat (0.5 g sat); 2.5 g fiber; 362 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 fat; 1 vegetable. Brown rice pilaf.

    Side Suggestions: Brown Rice Pilaf

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