Mediterranean Diet 101

Grilled Sea Bream Recipe - Healthy Grilled Fish Recipes

Gilthead sea bream is one of the delicacies from the sea - it is rich in protein and healthy fats and can be found year around on fish markets. Sea bream grilled in non-stick grilling pan is quick and easy recipe to make. Healthy grilled fish recipes should be often on the menu of anybody wanting to become and stay fit.

How to Cook Sea Bream

grilled sea bream

Preparing fish in non-stick grilling pan is easy (that is why I use it often :o) ).

After cleaning fish, take paper towel and remove any visible moisture from the fish. Add salt on both sides and inside of the fish. Some pepper will do fine, too.

grilled sea bream

Preheat grilling pan - there is no need to add any oil, but if you prefer you can put some olive oil (lower the heat if you use olive oil) and remove any excess oil with paper towel.

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Depending on the size of the fish, grill it 5-10 minutes on each side - if the fish is thick, sometimes one needs to grill the fish more than 10 minutes on each side.

Anyway, when grilling fish in the grilling pan (and other similar foods), you can see how much fat there is in the fish itself.

grilled sea breamAfter grilling, put fish on the plate or tray and ...
grilled sea bream

... add some garlic and parsley. I like to add garlic and parsley in larger chunks, so if someone don't like it, can remove them easily.

Serve warm with lemon and olive oil.

Gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) contains around 18g of protein, 0g of carbs and 3g of fats per 100g of meat. How much will you eat per one meal, depends on your personal preferences.

Also, be aware that single tablespoon of olive oil (or any other oil) has around 15g of oil (around 135 kcal) and this adds calories quickly.

With grilled sea bream (or any other similar fish), as side dish, you can have:

- potato salad

- mashed cauliflower with peas

- peas, pasta, broccoli salad

- any fulfilling salad or side dish that suits your nutritional plan/diet...



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