- 1/2 pound Fish Steakabout 3/4 inch thick
- 1/4 teaspoon Salt
- 1/4 teaspoon Pepper
- 2 tablespoons Margarinemelted
- 2 teaspoons juice from a Lemon
- Instead of Margarine, use Butter
Prepare the Grill
Prepare the coals or a gas grill for direct heat. Heat to medium heat, which will take about 30 minutes for charcoal or about 10-12 minutes for a gas grill.
Prepare the Fish Steaks
Place the fish on the Grill
Grill the fish steak uncovered about 4 inches from the medium heat, 7 to 10 minutes. Brush them 3 times with the margarine and lemon mixture when grilling.
Turn the fish steak and grill it
Carefully turn the fish steak with a turner. If the fish sticks to the grill, loosen it gently with a turner. Grill uncovered 7 to 10 minutes longer or until the fish flakes easily with a fork. Brush the other side with margarine and lemon mixture 3 times while is grilling.
This Grilled Fish Steak Recipe is the simplest and makes one of the best dishes you’ll ever eat. It can be used for weight-loss programs or simply to eat healthier.
Content on this recipe…
- Did you Know?
- About Grilled Fish Steak
- Weight-Loss Proprieties for Special Diets
- What goes well with Grilled Fish Steak?
- Notes and Tips
The recipes for Grilled Fish Steaks are usually very complex or very simple. I always was a fan of simple recipes where I can taste the flavor of each ingredient, but I also like some complex types because as a cook, I need to reach the perfect balance of the ingredients used. Isn’t so simple, but with a bit of effort, the meals I am preparing are like a “walk-in Paris”… As my clients say. You only need a grill, fish steak, lemon juice, and butter or margarine. For a better design of the dish, place 20-30 seconds of some lemons on the grill, and then place them near the fish steak.
Fish dishes are the best picks for low-fat & low-calorie meals. Moreover, seafood offers great protein intake and makes you feel full for a longer period, meaning you’ll eat less, and get slimmer in the process. Grilled fish steaks are among the most used for weight-loss programs and as per healthline.com, have a lot of health benefits, like:
- High in important nutrients.
- May lower your risk of heart attacks and strokes.
- Contain nutrients that are crucial during development.
- May boost brain health.
- May help prevent and treat depression.
- A good dietary source of vitamin D.
- May reduce your risk of autoimmune diseases.
- May help prevent asthma in children.
So, not only fish steaks are good for slimming purposes but are also great for health.
Well, here are a lot of side dishes that go well with grilled fish steak. I will highlight the best of them:
- Roasted Red Potatoes – This dish is one of the world’s favorite side-dish, and among the simplest ones. The recipe doesn’t need to be complex to be great, you only need the right ingredients and simple steps to follow, just like this one.
- Parsley Potatoes – Remember the old days when grandma’ cooked you boiled potatoes? Now, this is recipe v2.0! This side dish will add more flavor to your seafood meals.
- Baby Carrots with Pea Pods – If you want to keep the grilled fish steak within weight-loss parameters, this side dish is the best option (most recommended).
- Eggplant and Sweet Red Peppers – Another slimming side dish is this one. When you want to adopt a healthy lifestyle, sweet eggplant & red peppers is the best option, great also for detox & vegetarian lifestyle.
- Essential Equipment: a grill.
- Fish is easy to fix and so good for your health. Fish is available whole, drawn, and pan-dressed, but you’ll find it most often in steaks or fillets (yummy). You can purchase it fresh or frozen, and when you select fresh fish, the scales should be bright with a sheen, the flesh should be firm and elastic and there should be no odor. Frozen fish should be tightly wrapped and frozen solid; there should be no discoloration and no odor.
- As per Cuts of fish, the steaks are the cross-section of a large pan-dressed fish. Steaks are 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick. Allow 1/4 to 1/3 pound per serving.
- Fish fillets are the sides of the fish, cut lengthwise. They can be purchased with or without skin. Fillets usually are boneless, however small bones, called pins, may be present.
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