Fish Fillets with Jade Sauce

Fish Fillets with Jade Sauce

Fish Fillets with Jade Sauce

Prep and Cook Time 20 minutes


Makes 4 servings


1 cup uncooked rice
2 cups (1/2 bunch) fresh spinach leaves, washed and drained
1/4 cup lemon juice, divided
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons dried tarragon
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 pound fish fillets (4 medium pieces), such as snapper, sole or turbot
1 tablespoon butter, cubed


  1. Cook rice according to package directions. Preheat broiler.
  2. While rice is cooking, place spinach, 3 tablespoons lemon juice, garlic, tarragon, mustard, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in blender container; blend until smooth. With blender running, add oil in a steady stream.
  3. Place fish on broiler pan. Sprinkle fish with butter cubes, remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Broil fish 4 to 6 minutes or until fish begins to flake when tested with fork.
  4. Arrange fish fillets on rice and spoon sauce over fish.

For a special touch, stir chopped yellow bell pepper into rice before serving.

Nutritional Information

Calories 485
Total Fat 23 g
Cholesterol 49 mg
Carbohydrate 41 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 28 g
Sodium 538 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2-1/2
Meat 3
Fat 3

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