Saturday, December 8, 2012

Baja Fish Kabobs

via J.Stevens

Baja Fish Kabobs
by Oxygen Magazine

I have not tried this one yet, but it sounds so so yummy. This recipe is on my menu plan this upcoming week and I will edit/revise/update (and add a picture!)  this recipe and let you all know how it was! If you try it before me please comment on how it was!

ready in 15 mins.
serves 4

1 lb firm white fish (red snapper, cod, mahi mahi, swordfish) cut it into 32 pieces
juice of 2 lemons
Juice of 1 lime
Zest of 1/2 lemon
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp chili peppers
1/4 tsp smoked paprika
1 sweet onion, cut into 1" chunks (16 pieces)
1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes (16 pieces)
1 avocado
1 orange bell pepper, cut into 1" chunks (16 pieces)
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
8 metal skewers, or, soaked wooden ones

Now Make it!

~preheat grill. Place juice of 1 lemon, lime juice, lemon zest, chili peppers, cumin and paprika in a bowl and whisk. Add fish, let marinate for 5 minutes.

~Prepare avocado sauce. Add avocado chunks, juice of 1 lemon and cilantro to a blender and puree'.

~Thread 4 pieces of fish, onion, tomato and bell pepper onto each skewer.

~Place skewers on grill and cook 2-3 minutes each side.

~Serve with the avocado dipping sauce.

2 skewers = 1 serving
calories 222, total fats 9 g, Cholesterol 40 mg, sodium 78 mg, carbs 13 g, fiber 5 g, sugars 3 g, protein 23 g, iron 1 mg

~Bonus Tips~

Cilantro is a great natural digestive aid and can help reduce bloating and gas.

Avocado is the fruit that fights inflammation;).

White fish is totally packed to the gills with protein and has little carbs.

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