Better Homes and Gardens gives new cooks introductory lessons and lots of tips in Anyone Can Cook: Step-by-step recipes just for you (Meredith).
Better Homes and Gardens gives new cooks introductory lessons and lots of tips in
Anyone Can Cook: Step-by-step recipes just for you
A basic recipe designed to build confidence and creativity, this works with most fish types and glazes.
(Makes 4 servings)
1 pound skinless, boneless fish fillets or steaks, 1 inch thick, fresh or thawed (salmon, sea bass, halibut, swordfish, tuna)
1/4 to 1/3 cup Asian, Maple-Balsamic, Orange-Horseradish, or other glaze of choice (see recipes below)
Spinach Saute (see recipe below)
Rinse fish, pat dry with paper towels. Cut into 4 portions, if needed; set aside.
Heat the broiler. Prepare desired glaze. Put fish on the greased, unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork, 8 to 12 minutes. Carefully turn once, midway.
Brush glaze over the fish during the last 2 to 3 minutes.
While fish broils, prepare the Spinach Saute.
Divide the spinach and fish on plates. Serve at once.
In a small bowl, mix
2 tablespoons bottled hoisin sauce, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil, 1 teaspoon grated ginger
1 clove garlic, minced
In a small bowl, whisk
3 tablespoons maple syrup
1 tablespoon balsamic
1 to 2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard.
In a small bowl, mix
3 tablespoons orange marmalade, 1 tablespoon lime juice
1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
In a 4-quart Dutch oven on medium heat, stir-cook
3 tablespoons pine nuts or chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons hot olive oil
until golden. Remove nuts with a slotted spoon; reserve. Turn heat to medium-high. To the pot, add
1 pound fresh spinach leaves, trimmed
. Saute until wilted, 1 to 2 minutes. Off heat, add the nuts, a dash of Worcestershire or soy sauce, and salt and pepper to taste.
Per serving with Asian Glaze: 369 calories, 28 grams protein, 9 grams carbohydrates, 25 grams fat, 67 milligrams cholesterol, 552 milligrams sodium, 3 grams fiber.