160 Calorie Wild Fish Poached in Lime Consomme With Wilted Baby Spinach
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Serves: 1
  • 4 oz Dover Sole - Or fish of choice
  • 1 Cup baby spinach - wilted ( only 10 calories)
  • 1 Small Zucchini - Spiral or sliced ( only 20 calories)
  • 6 Sprigs Cilantro - Heads for serving and stalks for broth
  • ½ Cup Clam Juice - Optional
  • 1 Lime Juiced - Plus a sprinkle of fine zest - Use extra Juice to taste when serving
  • ½ Cup Spring Water
  • ¼ Cup White Wine - optional (extra 30 calories)
  • Smidgen of Fish base  - If required
  • Freshly Ground Sea Salt and Black Pepper
  • Optional To Serve: Cilantro Leaves, Olive Oil, Baby Tomatoes, Lime Slices
  1. In a large pan, heat water, wine, cilantro stems, clam juice, lime juice and zest and seasoning. Add a little bouillon if you like a richer flavor.
  2. Boil and reduce to a slow simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add fish, zucchini and vegetable of choice and poach until fish turns white (with Dover Sole, 3 minutes).
  4. Remove fish and vegetables and wilt spinach in the broth for just 1 minute.
  5. Arrange on a dish and pour strained broth over fish.
  6. Sprinkle with cilantro, baby toms and more lime juice. Olive oil optional.
Recipe by Going Cavewoman at http://www.goingcavewoman.com/wild-cod-poached-in-lime-consomme