This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.
This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.
This is a low sodium recipe.
GERD / Acid Reflux
No specific GERD triggers.
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Use gluten-free tamari sauce in place of soy sauce.
"If you can't control your peanut butter, you can't expect to control your life."
-Bill Watterson, Creator of Calvin and Hobbes
Simmering the sauce slowly gives it a mellow richness from the ginger and soy that goes well with a meaty whitefish like halibut or grouper. This sauce will work well over almost any choice though. If you have some fresh cilantro, sprinkle a few leaves over the top when serving.
Servings: 4 | Serving size: 4 ounces fish with sauce
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5.
This recipe does make good leftovers as sandwiches and the sauce keeps well.
Serve with Jasmine Rice or Jasmine Rice - Low Sodium Version or Brown Rice
Serve with Herbed Zucchini or Sauteed Leeks or Sauteed Leeks - Low Sodium Version
|4 tsp||sesame oil|
|1 clove||garlic (minced)|
|1 large||shallot (minced)|
|1/4 cup||raw unsalted peanuts (shelled)|
|3 Tbsp||fresh ginger (minced)|
|1 Tbsp||low sodium soy or gluten-free tamari sauce|
|fresh ground black pepper (to taste)|
|1 cup||low sodium chicken broth|
|4 4 ounce||whitefish filets (halibut, grouper, cod)|
Place 3 teaspoons of the sesame oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for about 3 minutes. If the garlic is cooking too fast, reduce the heat. Do not let the garlic brown.
Add the shallots and peanuts. Cook for another 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the ginger and cook for another 3 - 5 minutes. Add the lime juice, sugar, soy sauce, pepper and chicken stock.
Reduce the heat until the sauce is simmering. Cook for about ten minutes reducing by about 1/2.
When the sauce is done reduce the heat to low to keep warm.
Place a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the remaining teaspoon sesame oil to the pan. When the pan is hot add the fish. Cook for about 4 - 5 minutes on each side.
Serve the fish topped with sauce.
Serving size: 4 ounces fish with sauce
Amount Per Serving
|Calories 250||Calories from Fat 104|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 12g||18%|
|Saturated Fat 2g||9%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 5g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrates 8g||3%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||4%|
|Vitamin A 9%||Vitamin C 7%|
|Calcium 8%||Iron 10%|
|Vitamin K 1 mcg||Potassium 728 mg|
|Magnesium 117 mg|