Quarantine Recipes Fish With Herbs and Spices: Healthy Body and Pocket
Love to eat sea food? But it is hard to find it fresh in the lockdown, isn’t it? Stale seafood can have serious health hazards. Fresh fish are also expensive. If you live in a place that doesn’t have a coastal line then it can get even more tedious to find fresh seafood. However, fish are extremely nutritious. Eating Salmon, Tuna, Mackerel and sometimes even Tilapia can give you many health benefits including Cancer prevention. These fish are rich in Vitamins and contain healthy Omega-3 fatty acids. However, if you cannot get fresh seafood then you can opt for frozen fish. Try using mobile apps and online fish markets. The best part is that eating frozen fish with herbs and spices will add the benefits.
Frozen fish are affordable and convenient options to the regular fresh fish. Canned fish come with preservatives, therefore, they may not be right for everyone. Frozen fish are just right. Make sure that frozen seafood is not older than 2-3 months. Don’t try to buy too much too soon, say no to panic buying. Just get 2-3 fish fillet and spice them up with herbs and spices. Spices are able to bring out the real juices and nutrients of the fish out. Herbs, also carry their own set of nutrients and when combined with the fish become even more nutritious. Eating fish regularly can make you look younger, healthier and leaner as well.
Let’s take a look a various types of fish that go with herbs and spices:
Salmon with herbs:
Bake a tasty Salmon fillet with herbs such as chives, thyme and black pepper for your lunch or dinner. Salmon will ensure that you get a healthy skin. Chives are rich in Vitamin A. Thyme helps in maintaining blood pressure levels and gives you an acne free skin. Black pepper is active in preventing most types of cancers including breast cancer. So, having this healthy combination at least thrice in a week can give you good health and beauty.
Tuna with herbs and spices:
Tuna is a favorite fish and having frozen Tuna fillets in your fridge are a sumptuous treat. You can just take some cut garlic, lemon juice and green onions to season the fish. Then rub black pepper and salt on the fillets and grill them for a mouth-watering dinner. This dish will assure that you get best of both worlds in terms of taste and health.
Mackerel seasoned with herbs:
Mackerel has a unique taste and it goes extremely well with dill, lemon, garlic and onion. A shallow fried Mackerel in olive oil is rich in Vitamins and Omega-3 fatty acids. Mackerel is a hot fish, therefore, eating it during winter season is highly recommended.
In case, you prefer to eat baked seafood, you can apply a herbs and spice mixture to the Mackerel and then bake it. It will surely make for a delicate healthy yet spicy delicacy.
I hope the above ideas of cooking frozen fish with herbs and spices has already sent you in the kitchen. Eat healthy seafood and keep your pockets healthy too! In this pandemic, fish can boost your immunity.