Healthy Way To Lose Weight Fast – Fish and Shellfish Recipes

boiled lobster tail

Many of us are worried about fat bellies and heavy weight. Most of the experts may suggest you dieting to lose weight but we are here to advice you otherwise. You can have taste of your favorite food and at the same time you can lose weight also. There are few recipes that help in losing weight. So let us know about these.

These are recipes that you can share with loved ones that also may be looking for a healthier choice of meals to prepare.  The road for recovery from a bad eating lifestyle starts right here with the selection of meals within this article.  You know that you are ready to make some positive changes in your eating habits.  I commend you in taking that first step towards a new healthy lifestyle for yourself and your loved ones.  Believe me you are going to be so happy that you made the choice to add these recipes into your daily meal plan.  You are going to benefit in many different ways, one of the first most noticeable will be losing the extra pounds that you want to get rid of.  You are also going to be making your body function better overall due to feeding it healthy foods in place of fast foods and junk foods.  May your road to a better healthier lifestyle be a fun one!

Fish and Shellfish Recipes For Weight Loss           

 1.  Broiled Lobster Tail with Tarragon

boiled lobster tail

Servings:  2

Calories:   182 per serving          

Ingredients:

  1. half a teaspoon of tarragon, fresh
  2. half a tablespoon of lemon juice
  3. dash of garlic powder
  4. dash of paprika
  5. salt and pepper to taste
  6. two teaspoons of coconut oil, melted
  7. two lobster tails, uncooked

Directions:

Preheat your broiler to high.  Cut the back of tails and gently loosen the tail meat.  In a bowl combine the remaining ingredients and brush onto the tail meat.  Broil tails on a foil lined pan until pink through, cook for about ten minutes.  Serve with steamed baby potatoes, broccoli florets, and tossed salad.

 2.  Crab Cakes Recipe For Weight Loss

crab cake recipe for weight loss

 Servings:  2

Calories:  288 per serving

Ingredients:

  1. half a cup of fresh breadcrumbs
  2. half a teaspoon of Old Bay Seasoning
  3. one teaspoon of finely chopped, cilantro leaves
  4. one egg white, slightly beaten
  5. one tablespoon of light mayonnaise
  6. eight ounces of jumbo lump crabmeat
  7. a quarter cup of almond flour

Directions:

Combine crabmeat, mayonnaise, egg white, cilantro, Old Bay seasoning.  Form mixture into eight equal cakes and dredge in another bowl with breadcrumbs, then into another bowl that has almond flour.  Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.  Coat non-stick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat.  Brown the crab cakes on both sides add more cooking spray to make sure they do not stick.  Transfer to baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.

 3.  Jumbo Shrimp with Spinach and Soba Noodles

Jumbo Shrimp with Spinach and Soba Noodles

 Servings:  2

Calories per serving:  298

Ingredients:

  1. two cups of cooked, soba noodleshalf a cup of low-sodium chicken broth
  2. dash of red pepper flakes
  3. two teaspoons of soy sauce, low-sodium
  4. half a teaspoon of garlic, minced
  5. four cups of raw spinach, chopped
  6. salt and pepper to taste
  7. eight ounces of uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined
  8. two teaspoons of peanut oil 

Directions:

Heat the oil in a medium non-stick skillet over medium heat.  Add the shrimp, season with salt and pepper, cook, stirring constantly until the shrimp turn pink in about two minutes.  Transfer shrimp using a slotted spoon to a bowl and set aside.   Add chopped spinach to skillet with garlic, and pepper flakes cook for about two minutes until spinach has wilted.  Pour soy sauce and broth in and stir well.  Add noodles and shrimp back into skillet and stir making sure to heat through.  Serve immediately.

4.  Shrimp with Broccoli & Lemon Sauce

Shrimp with Broccoli Lemon Sauce for weight loss

Servings:  2

Calories per serving:  185

Ingredients:

  1. one teaspoon of cornstarch
  2. juice of one lemon
  3. one cup of vegetable broth or water
  4. two cups of broccoli florets, steamed to crisp tender
  5. eight ounces of jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  6. salt and pepper to taste
  7. two teaspoons of olive oil

Directions:

Heat the oil over medium heat in a non-stick skillet.  Add garlic and cook for a few minutes.  Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and add to your skillet.  Cook stirring frequently until shrimp is pink, about two minutes.  Add the broccoli and broth, stir well to coat and cook for one minute or more.  Stir together the lemon juice and cornstarch, add to the skillet and stir well.  Allow to thicken for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring often.  Serve immediately.

5.  Baked Shellfish Paella

Baked Shellfish Paella for weight loss

Servings:  4

Calories per serving:  292

Ingredients:

  1. one quarter cup of frozen peas, thawed
  2. one and a half dozen mussels, in shell, scrubbed
  3. one dozen clams, scrubbed
  4. one pound of uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined
  5. pinch of crushed saffron
  6. one bay leaf
  7. one and a half cups of canned diced tomatoes, drained
  8. one and a half cups of low-sodium chicken broth
  9. half a cup of uncooked, brown basmati rice
  10. one teaspoon of garlic, minced
  11. salt and pepper to taste
  12. half a green pepper, seeded and diced
  13. half an onion, chopped
  14. one tablespoon of olive oil
  15. one teaspoon of parsley, finely chopped
  16. lemon wedges for serving

Directions:

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat.  Add onion, pepper, season with salt and pepper, cook until softened.  Add garlic and cook a few more minutes.  Add rice and stir.  Add broth and tomatoes with bay leaf and saffron, bring to boil, stirring occasionally.  Remove from heat and transfer to oven.  Cook in oven for 35 minutes.  Remove from oven and place shrimp, clams, mussels and green peas on top.  Cover and return to oven until rice is tender for about 20 minutes.  Let stand for five minutes covered.  Discard any unopened clams or mussels.  Sprinkle with parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

6.  Swordfish Steak with Yogurt Parsley Sauce

Swordfish Steak with Yogurt Parsley Sauce for weight loss

Servings:  1

Calories per serving:  207

Ingredients:

  1. one four ounce swordfish steak
  2. juice of half a lemon
  3. salt and pepper to taste
  4. one teaspoon of olive oil

for parsley sauce:

  1. one teaspoon of capers, drained, rinsed, and chopped
  2. one and a half tablespoons of parsley, finely chopped
  3. two tablespoons of nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  4. one tablespoon of low-fat milk

 Directions:

Place swordfish in a shallow baking dish.  Drizzle with lemon and oil over and season with salt and pepper.  Add a dash of paprika and marinate in the refrigerator for at least one hour.

Heat an outdoor grill to medium heat.  Whisk together sauce ingredients in bowl and refrigerate until ready for use.  Grill the fish until firm and white and edges are beginning to brown about five minutes per side.  Serve with sauce on the side.

7.  Seared Ahi Tuna with Wasabi Dressing

Servings:  2

Calories per serving:  226

Ingredients:

  1. two four ounce ahi or sushi-grade tuna filletsone tablespoon of sesame seeds
  2. one quarter of a cup of finely chopped peanuts
  3. two tablespoons of orange juice
  4. two tablespoons of light soy sauce
  5. two teaspoons of wasabi powder, or to taste
  6. one tablespoon of hot water 

Directions:

Whisk in a bowl water and wasabi powder until smooth.  Whisk soy sauce and orange juice and set aside.  On a piece of parchment paper combine peanuts and sesame seeds.  Season tuna fillets with salt and pepper and press them into the nut mixture on both sides to coat.

Lightly coat a non-stick skillet with cooking spray over medium heat with soy sauce mixture.  Cook tuna until it is lightly browned, but is still pink inside.  Transfer to cutting board.  Slice tuna put on serving plate and drizzle with wasabi dressing.

8.  Broiled Flounder with Fresh Salsa

Servings:  2

Calories:  190 per serving

 Ingredients for salsa:

  1. two tomatoes, seeded, and diced six scallions, trimmed, sliced
  2. juice of half of a lime
  3. pinch salt
  4. half a jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced

For the Founder:

  1. eight ounce flounder or sole fillets
  2. one and half tablespoons of cilantro, chopped
  3. dash of cumin and chili powder

Directions:

Mix all of the ingredients for salsa in a bowl.  Stirring until combined then set aside.  Preheat the broiler to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.   On a aluminum foil-lined baking sheet that has been lightly coated with cooking spray place fish and sprinkle with cumin and chili powder.  Broil for a few minutes until the fish is firm and golden brown.  Remove from broiler and transfer to serving plates and spoon over salsa and serve.

9.  Pan Seared Tilapia Florentine

Servings: 2

Calories per serving:  185

Ingredients:

  1. four cups of baby spinach
  2. two tablespoons of sun-dried tomatoes
  3. one tablespoon of pine nuts
  4. salt and pepper to taste
  5. two tilapia fillets
  6. two teaspoons of olive oil 

Directions:

Heat a teaspoon of oil in a non-stick skillet over medium heat.  Season fillets with salt and pepper and saute turning over once.  Transfer to serving plates.  Heat remaining oil in skillet add the pine nuts and sun-dried tomatoes and cook for two minutes.  Add spinach and season with salt and pepper, toss and coat until wilted for about three minutes.  Transfer to serving plates beside tilapia and serve.

10.  Sole with Oregano and Lemon

 Servings:  1

Calories per serving:  160

Ingredients:

  1. half a teaspoon of oregano leaves, minced
  2. one tablespoon of red onion, shaved
  3. one teaspoon of olive oil
  4. juice of half a lemon
  5. salt and pepper to taste
  6. four ounce sole or flounder fillet 

Directions:

Preheat oven broiler to high.  Line a broiler pan with foil and place fish fillet in.   Season with salt and pepper set aside.  In small bowl combine the remaining ingredients.  Broil fish for five minutes.  Remove to serving dish then pour over lemon mixture and enjoy!

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