Warm weather, vacations and seafood — the signs of summer are here at Logan Regional Medical Center. The light and refreshing Health eCooking summer seafood recipes bring the ocean breeze to your kitchen table.
This month, www.loganregionalmedicalcenter.com features tasty new healthy fish recipes including Scallops and Quinoa, Maryland Crab Cakes, Baja Fish Tacos and Shrimp Cocktail. Fire up the grill for Tuna Kebabs and Grilled Lime Shrimp. Your friends and family will be hooked. Not sure how to buy fish? The simple how-to video on www.loganregionalmedicalcenter.com shows you how to choose the freshest fish at the market.
On www.loganregionalmedicalcenter.com watch Chef John Brandt-Lee, owner of Avalon Restaurant near Philadelphia, prepare an omega-3 packed Seared Salmon recipe. Paired with mellow white beans and garlicky spinach, this quick, healthy dinner recipe is perfect for any night of the week. Top it with a flavorful olive relish for a special touch. Take the bait, you’ll see Health eCooking summer seafood recipes are quite the catch.
1 cup mild green olives (such as Picholine), pitted and diced
1 Tbsp diced shallot
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 Tbsp champagne vinegar (or other white vinegar)
2 Tbsp honey
2 lemons, zested, segmented and juice reserved
Black pepper to taste
1 Tbsp olive oil
4 salmon fillets (4 oz each)
Black pepper to taste
2 Tbsp crushed garlic
2 cups canned white beans, drained, with 1/4 cup liquid reserved
4 cups fresh baby spinach
To make olive relish: In a bowl, mix olives, shallot, parsley, vinegar, honey, lemon zest, segments and lemon juice. Add black pepper to taste. Set aside. Relish can keep in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
To make salmon: In a large skillet, heat 1/2 tablespoon of the olive oil until hot but not smoking. Season salmon with black pepper and carefully lay in skillet. Sear in hot oil for 2 to 3 minutes; do not move the fish. Flip fish over and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes. Remove salmon to a plate and keep warm.
In same skillet, combine remaining 1/2 tablespoon olive oil and garlic and cook over medium heat until garlic is golden brown, about 1 minute. Add white beans with reserved liquid, spinach and black pepper to taste. Stir. Cover pan and cook for 2 minutes.
To serve, arrange salmon over white beans and spinach. Top with olive relish, if using.
Yield: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories: 381; Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 70mg; Sodium: 556mg; Carbohydrates: 32g; Fiber: 8g; Protein: 33g
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