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. It is a nice go-to option for healthy yet delicious dishes that are great for main course dinner meals!
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. It 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 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 are fish steaks 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 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 are the best option, they are 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 pounds 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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